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Pharmacies to Promote Savings to Influence New Business

Nearly half of consumers have abandoned a medication prescribed by their physician because it was too expensive, according to a survey released today by DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e‑prescribing and patient medication management solutions. At a time when the federal government is pushing a variety of measures to make prescription drug prices more transparent to consumers, the nationwide survey revealed that fully 73% of consumers would change pharmacies if they knew that doing so would save them money on a prescription.

9% of Prescription Fillers Use Independent Pharmacies

Fewer side effects and improved efficacy are key drivers for Americans willing to pay more for medical innovation. Data also cite trust and quality of health information as important factors in consumer selection of online health sources and show that many consumers are willing to pay more