Tag Archives: Pharma

Pharma CEOs Walk Into a Congressional Hearing to Defend High Drug Prices…

The top executives of seven drugmakers appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why prescription meds are “outrageously expensive,” as Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) put it, especially when compared with the prices of drugs in other countries. The result? Pharma leaders shifted the blame to the insurance industry and pharmacy benefit managers, NPR reports.… Read More »

Pharma Execs Dig In For A Fight Against Outraged Senators

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Senators got their first opportunity Tuesday to prod drugmakers about the wallet-emptying prices they charge for prescription drugs. Almost in unison, the executives expressed support for eliminating rebates that flow to industry middlemen instead of patients; for increasing transparency about how they set prices;… Read More »

A Billionaire Vs. Drug Firms; Throwing Pharma Under The Bus; What A Vintage iPhone Means For Healthcare

Billionaire John Arnold being interviewed by Matthew Herper at the 2018 Forbes Healthcare Summit.Victoria Engblom for Forbes Yesterday and Wednesday, some of the top minds in healthcare gathered near Columbus Circle in Manhattan for the seventh annual Forbes Healthcare Summit. Here are some highlights. (It was an amazing day, so there will be more!) What… Read More »