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Handling Drug Price Spikes: A Sad Place To Be

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Executive Summary

When Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. suddenly raised the prices of two critical drugs in the hospital setting, Nitropress (sodium nitroprusside) and Isuprel (isoprenaline), facilities had to find a way to deal with ensuring they had those vital medicines available, but doing so without breaking the bank.


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