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CBO: Pelosi drug pricing bill would save government $345B over 10 years, but stifle new treatments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to let the government negotiate prices on some drugs would save the government $ 345 billion over seven years but stifle innovation of new treatments and cures, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. Democrats are likely to use the findings, from an initial report from the… Read More »

How technology ruined, and can save, the doctor-patient relationship

Each year, Medical Economics surveys physician readers to find out what irks them most. Topping the latest list: insurance paperwork, followed closely by electronic health records (EHRs). The reason is the same for both. Insurers and EHRs get between doctors and their patients. When it comes to medicine’s computer problem, the obstacle is literal. Doctors sit behind a screen, focused… Read More »

By Gamifying Hand Washing, Soapy Might Just Save Civilization

By Yaron Carni of Maverick Ventures Israel The idea for this article germinated in a restaurant bathroom.  Before my meal arrived, I went to the men’s room and saw one of their employees leave a toilet stall and just walk by the sign we all know from public establishments: “Employees Must Wash Hands Before Returning to Work.” Talk… Read More »