Funding for this research was provided by:
Abbott Product Operations, Switzerland
Received: 14 January 2021
Accepted: 7 June 2021
First Online: 14 June 2021
: No patient or other clinical data were used or analysed for this manuscript. The interviewees were academics or professional in pharmacy or hospital administration and all interviewees have consented to participation in the interviews and publication of the findings. The COREQ checklist for qualitative research is available as Additional file InternalRef removed.
: RI and NA are employees of Abbott in Indonesia and Thailand, respectively, and receive fixed salaries. APH receives a fixed salary as employee of Health Outcomes Strategies in Switzerland, who received funding for the work on this manuscript. EK, AW, and NU are academics employed by their respective institutions and were compensated for their time for the interviews. All authors are supporters of using rational and transparent approaches for purchasing related decision-making.