Rational Drug Prescribing a Way to Reduce Patients Out of Pocket Payment

  • Ali SOROUSH Life Style Modification Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
  • Mohammad MOHSENI Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Majeed NAKHAEE Dept. of Health Services Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Farideh MORADI Life Style Modification Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
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Abstract

Rational Drug Prescribing a Way to Reduce Patients Out of Pocket Payment

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Published
2018-03-04
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SOROUSH A, MOHSENI M, NAKHAEE M, MORADI F. Rational Drug Prescribing a Way to Reduce Patients Out of Pocket Payment. IJPH. 47(3):453-4.
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