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There’s a new generic drugmaker in town, and it doesn’t need to turn a profit

Marielle Segarra Sep 6, 2018
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There’s a new generic drugmaker in town, and it doesn’t need to turn a profit

Marielle Segarra Sep 6, 2018
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Across the country, hospitals and clinics are dealing with a really difficult problem: Sometimes they can’t get their hands on certain life-saving generic drugs. So one group of large hospital systems, including the Mayo Clinic and Intermountain Healthcare, has come up with a workaround. It’s created a nonprofit company called Civica RX that will make its own generics. The idea is to create more competition in the generic drug market to boost supply and hold down prices.

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