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Irresistible Forces

Brian Klepper Posted 10/28/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog At our first meeting years ago, Tom Emerick, Walmart’s then VP of Global Benefits, told me, “No industry can grow indefinitely at a multiple of general inflation. It will … Continue reading

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Occupy Health Care!

Patricia Salber Posted 10/17/11 on The Doctor Weighs In The 99% are mad as hell and aren’t going to take it any longer.   They are sick and tired of Wall Street insiders getting richer and richer while the millions of … Continue reading

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Niseritide, the “Lost Decade”, and the Pinto

Patricia Salber First posted 7/14/11 on The Doctor Weighs In Eric Topol, MD wrote an interesting commentary in the July 7, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, titled “The Lost Decade of Nesiritide.” Nesiritide is a drug … Continue reading

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