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Health Management

Trump on Drugs: Part 1

2017 07 May

A hundred days into the Trump administration, don't expect the vaunted changes to drug prices after the corporate execs get to Trump.   After being caught up during the campaign by the media fetish over shameful drug price hikes, President Trump promised to lower drug prices. Given deep public outrage directed at high drug prices, this price lowering... Read more

Health Management

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

2017 16 Feb

(even more so than under Obamacare) Now approaching 20% of gross domestic product (GDP), healthcare is a crucial economic concern, while it remains politically tenuous. Americans are troubled as to what lies ahead under Trump, matched by despair as the Republicans seek to dismantle most of Obama’s healthcare achievements. U.S. healthcare faces... Read more

Executive Health Management

Trump “Dream Team”: Tom Price to lead HHS, Seema Verma to lead CMS

2016 30 Nov

  President-elect Donald Trump has announced that Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price will take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under when he takes office next January. Price is known for being against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has already proposed plans to repeal and replace the legislation implemented... Read more