Tag Archives: Impact

Perspectives: Trade War’s Impact On The Drug Industry; Pelosi’s Drug Plan Draws Criticism

Read recent commentaries about drug-cost issues. Stat: Trade Agreement Monopoly Is Obsolete With Faster Drug Discovery  For decades, the brand-name drug industry has relentlessly promoted the message that any reduction in its government-protected monopolies would have detrimental effects on innovation. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have taken that message to heart,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Getting Frightening Health News In The Mail From 23andMe; Increase Funding, Strategies For Long-Term Impact Of Opioid Epidemic

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: 23andMe Had Bad News About My Health. I Wish A Person Had Delivered It I had just gotten home from the gym when I opened the email from 23andMe, saying a report was ready for me to read. That click changed my life forever:… Read More »

Preferred Pharmacy Networks: How Do They Impact Drug Costs? – Knowledge@Wharton

Health care is one of the most pressing issues in the 2020 presidential race, and most of the Democratic presidential candidates are supporting an expansion of coverage through what’s being called Medicare for All or a public option system. An overall fix for the out-of-control costs of health care is tough to craft and implement,… Read More »