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Unike Of Japan Develops Generic Drug Support System

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

With an April 1 deadline looming for Japan to change prescription forms in an effort to boost generic drug use, Tokyo-based Unike Software Research Co. has launched GenericMaster, a database that provides drug information for physicians and pharmacists. GenericMaster compares branded names and generic drugs on factors such as quality, safety, economic efficiency and distribution, aiming to provide patients with accurate and specific information. Utilizing knowhow in developing insurance dispensing systems, the GenericMaster also provides information on insurance coverage and the patient's portion of payment, with a goal of making it easier for patients to choose safe and economically efficient generic drugs. (Click here for more-J apanese language



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