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Author Finkelstein, Stan N.

Title Reasonable Rx : solving the drug price crisis / Stan Finkelstein, Peter Temin
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press/Pearson Education, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 188 pages)
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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drugs -- Prices -- United States
Prescription pricing -- United States
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States
Fees, Pharmaceutical
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical -- economics
Drug Costs
Drug Industry -- economics
Drug Therapy -- economics
Drugs -- Prices.
Pharmaceutical industry.
Prescription pricing.
United States
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Temin, Peter.
ISBN 0768681847