Management of quality, capacity, and productivity at Merck

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Merck is one of the largest manufacturers of drugs in the world. With emphasis on research and development and quality, it invents, develops, and markets a wide variety of human and animal health products. Merck-Medco is the industry leader in managed pharmaceutical care. Merck's productivity increases are largely attributed to procurement, inventory policies, capacity initiatives, and strategic alliances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-69
Number of pages6
JournalHospital Materiel Management Quarterly
Volume20
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

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Pharmaceutical Services
Managed Care Programs
Industry
Equipment and Supplies
Health
Research
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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  • Leadership and Management

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