The Chairman's Corner

Drug Cost Explosion: Will Personalised Medicine Contain or Increase Drug Expenditure?

15.09.2017

Annual Congress of the Swiss Society for Intensive Care Medicine and the Swiss Association of Hospital Pharmacists, St Gall

Personalized medicine is said to significantly improve treatment quality and patient safety. Another advantage: it saves resources, as many studies have already demonstrated. Questions about reimbursement and its scope of application remain unresolved. The training of medical professionals within the field of personalized medicine remains a high priority. One thing is certain: the future is personalized, the question is only when.

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