Archive: Healthcare

Regulation, Regulation, Regulationception
If lawmakers are truly concerned with out of control drug prices, it isn’t price controls or fines on businesses that will lower them.
Elliot Young | March 7, 2019
Competition is the Key to Reducing Insulin Prices
Not More Government Involvement
Evidence suggests that competition, not politicians, would provide the best chance to help diabetics obtain their life-prolonging medication.
March 1, 2019
Greater Ambulance Flexibility Can Save Lives and Dollars
Allowing for intensive care on site or transporting patients to urgent care clinics or regular doctors’ offices, can give patients greater peace of mind and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
Ross Marchand | February 25, 2019
Gene Replacement Can be the Cure that Patients—and Taxpayers—Have Been Looking For
Current gene therapies are just the start of a multi-decade effort to revolutionize health care and liberate billions from pain and suffering.
Ross Marchand | February 15, 2019
Right-to-Try’s First Rescue
A Patient with Terminal Brain Cancer Gets Treatment
Signed into law in May, national right-to-try legislation allows patients with terminal illnesses to access experimental treatments with only the permission of their physicians and the drug provider.
Raymond J. March | February 13, 2019
California Considers Banning Flavored Tobacco Products
A Policy That Would Do More Harm than Good
Bans affect people who aren’t part of the problem and risk unintended consequences of encouraging a return to less healthy substitutes.
February 4, 2019
Genetics-Based Medicine can Save Millions of Lives and Billions of Dollars
The wider use of genetic testing to improve the prescribing of medicine has the potential to revolutionize medicine, improve countless lives, and finally bend that cost curve.
Ross Marchand | January 31, 2019
Genetic Testing can Revolutionize Health Care…FDA Permitting
Empowering consumers will improve health outcomes and save lives while driving healthcare costs down.
Ross Marchand | January 22, 2019
January 12, 2019