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No Means No Except When It Comes To Healthcare

Over the past couple of years we’ve heard a lot about “comparative effectiveness research”. In medicine, it’s used used to determine which medical tests and procedures work best so we can get more value for our dollar and better healthcare. These are the clinical trials which either compares a new drug to a placebo or […]

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Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve

The prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) will shortly release a report that recommends changing the way the FDA approves new medical devices. This comes on the wave of numerous recalls of artificial hips and knees, pumps, and defibrillators that can cause serious injury. In a preemptive strike, the medical device industry is waging an unprecedented […]

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