In 2017, a new programme was created for recovering and reusing (i) unexpired Class A medicines (i.e. dispensed either by community pharmacies or by hospitals) in hospital settings and (ii) medicines for hospital use only (Class H). The aim of this study was to describe a three-year reuse programme and assess its impact on medicines cost savings.

Medicine recovery and reuse in a hospital setting: a lesson from Italy

Gianino, Maria Michela
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Scattaglia, Marco;Colasanto, Irene;Scaldaferri, Matilde;Cattel, Francesco
2022

Abstract

In 2017, a new programme was created for recovering and reusing (i) unexpired Class A medicines (i.e. dispensed either by community pharmacies or by hospitals) in hospital settings and (ii) medicines for hospital use only (Class H). The aim of this study was to describe a three-year reuse programme and assess its impact on medicines cost savings.
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hospital; retail price; reuse; unused medicines
Gianino, Maria Michela; Cotugno, Valentina; Scattaglia, Marco; Colasanto, Irene; Scaldaferri, Matilde; Cattel, Francesco
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