formulary formulary  /ˈfɔrmjə ˌlɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation
  2. (adj) of or relating to or of the nature of a formula

Usage(s):

  1. They have formulary lists, somewhat like the HMOs, and contracts with equipment suppliers whose implants they force us to use.
  2. Manufacturers that adhere to those standards can add the letters NF, for national formulary, to their labels.
  3. Manufacturers that adhere to those standards can add the letters NF, for national formulary, to their labels.

News

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  1. Former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan said, "It's apples to oranges. The VA is a closed health care system relying on mail-order and a tighter formulary than Medicare beneficiaries have shown they prefer."
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Mark McClellan Source: Kaiser network.org

  2. "Some of the benefits include a single drug formulary, enhanced implementation of clinical programs and plan design improvements, and streamlining of the prescription refill and authorization process," said Minnesota Department of Employee...
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Patricia Anderson Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. "Multi-hospital facilities add an additional layer of complexity," Dr. Johnson says, "particularly when implementing a single formulary across multiple locations. That is an environment where Talyst's modular approach to dose packaging,...
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Samuel Johnson Source: Business Wire (press release)

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