PhRMA, EMHS launch pilot to improve access to drugs in Maine

January 8, 2008

EMHS, PhRMA partner to improve access to medicine in eastern Maine.

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and the Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems have launched a pilot program designed to increase patient access to important medicines throughout rural Aroosook County, Maine. The program, funded by a grant from PhRMA, will make it easier for Mainers in Aroostook County to get connected to the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, a program supported by America's pharmaceutical research companies to help uninsured and underinsured Americans get access to medicines for free or nearly free.

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