The Express Scripts Canada 2016 Drug Trend Report shows prescription drug plans at a crossroads.
In 2016, our analyses in the 2016 Drug Trend Report revealed that:
Express Scripts Canada (ESC) pharmacists take a collaborative healthcare approach to pharmacy care by working with their patients, their patient’s doctor and their prescription drug benefit plan to help create better health outcomes. What sets our pharmacists apart is that they advocate on behalf of the patient (with the patient’s permission, of course) to ensure they are receiving the best possible treatment.
The Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy® provides patients with a smarter pharmacy experience by putting patients and their health first.
Depression is now the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 29. But no one is safe from the mental anguish and inability to manage daily life that depression can cause – around the world; it affects people of every age. It can destroy relationships and make it difficult and sometimes impossible to earn a living.
Pharmacists have historically been relied upon to provide information about medication, its use and safety, and, now more than ever, they are being recognized as the medication management experts within an individual’s health care team.
Canadian pharmacists’ expanding scope of practice