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Reasonable Rx : solving the drug price crisis

Author: Stan N Finkelstein; Peter Temin
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press/Pearson Education, ©2008.
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Explores the problem of high drug prices by taking a close look at the science of drug development, how the drug industry operates, how new drugs are discovered, and how the government affects and controls these processes. By examining recent changes in the pharmaceutical industry in more depth, the authors explain how more radical changes can both reduce prices and improve the flow of new drugs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finkelstein, Stan N.
Reasonable Rx.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press/Pearson Education, ©2008
(OCoLC)654628676
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stan N Finkelstein; Peter Temin
ISBN: 9780132344494 0132344491
OCLC Number: 169453489
Description: xvi, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Drugs and drug prices --
The American way to discover drugs --
The drug industry today --
Are drug companies risky? --
How not to lower drug prices --
Squandering R & D resources --
How to lower drug prices --
Our solution in detail.
Responsibility: Stan Finkelstein, Peter Temin.
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Explores the problem of high drug prices by taking a close look at the science of drug development, how the drug industry operates, how new drugs are discovered, and how the government affects and controls these processes. By examining recent changes in the pharmaceutical industry in more depth, the authors explain how more radical changes can both reduce prices and improve the flow of new drugs.

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