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By Ben Comer | Published: May 11, 2012
A keynote speaker at the 9thAnnual SaS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference on May 10, ‘disruptive’ author of The Innovator’s Dilemma and Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen sat down with PharmExec to discuss the future of the pharmaceutical industry, and what Mitt Romney could bring to the White House.
By Ben Comer | Published: May 11, 2011
Physicians aren’t the only ones getting paid to attend industry-sponsored events heavy on product discussions. For $250, “select” journalists can discuss facial aesthetics at an event sponsored by Botox-maker Allergan, on June 9 in New York City. Journalistic ethics can be checked at the door. The emailed invitation to attend Allergan’s Facial Aesthetics Advisory Panel, which [...]
By Patrick Clinton | Published: October 30, 2008
There’s a fascinating editorial in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine by Henry J. Aaron, a healthcare economist at the Brookings Institution. Aaron argues that on average healtchare spending is not wasteful, since its benefits exceed its costs. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t waste. The trick, though, is to identify it, and as [...]