Prescription Drug Cost Poll
CEO Defends Increase
The story that reignited the debate over prescription drug costs in America. Courtesy: CBS News
Rising Drug Prices
Americans are upset about how much their prescription drugs cost. While the cost of medicine is an issue that’s been lingering for years, when a tiny company called Turing Pharmaceuticals jacked up the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent in August a lingering discussion went to the front of the national debate. Bloomberg’s Drew Armstrong explains why drug prices keep going up and if that’s likely to change anytime soon.
Drug Costs Support Cures
A new report by IMS Health, a consulting company that provides information and analyses of multiple facets of healthcare—economic, scientific, others— concluded that prescription drug costs jumped by more than 13 percent last year—the biggest increase since 2001. Courtesy: ACSHonTV
High Costs of R&D
Patients in the U.S. spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world, with an estimated $45 billion spent out-of-pocket by Americans last year. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports. Courtesy: NBC News
Big Pharma Profit Models
This is a brief overview of the entire pharmaceutical industry. It includes an examination of the financial records of 14 of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies over an 11 year period.
American Healthcare should embrace Holistic option to Pharmaceuticals
Politicians & Lobbyists
The regulatory and political system is rigged to make profits. Courtesy: RT