Fall 2009

Generational Impact on Prescription Drug Trend: Part 2

September 01, 2010

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

This retrospective study of 558.9 million prescription claims explores how member age demographics affect prescription drug trends and provides top therapeutic classes by generation.

Impact of Antidepressant Therapy on Statin Adherence and Cholesterol Control

September 01, 2010

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Among patients with poor statin adherence, adequate antidepressant treatment significantly improved adherence and persistence compared with inadequate or no antidepressant treatment.

Formulary Coverage for Antihypertensive Drugs Used in Children

September 01, 2009

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Differences in formulary coverage of antihypertensive medications for children between private and public insurance plans may impact physician prescribing practices and patient outcomes.