Episode 31: 2020: Year of the Patient

Episode 31: 2020: Year of the Patient

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob lament the politicization of medicine. Rather than relying on science to guide decisions around potential Covid-19 vaccines, the media and interest groups foster politicization. Terry highlights how patients are always the...
Podcast 30: The Vaccine Finish Line

Podcast 30: The Vaccine Finish Line

On this week’s episode, Terry and Bob give an update on the Covid-19 vaccine, drug pricing, and Operation Warp Speed with Robert Popovian. The release of the first vaccine is set to begin in November for the most vulnerable patients.  The goal of Operation Warp...
Episode 29: What Goes Into Drug Prices

Episode 29: What Goes Into Drug Prices

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss what goes into a drug price. They pull the curtain to reveal the group of middlemen between drugmakers and the patient that drives up the drug prices patients pay. They highlight the bizarre system of drug rebates,...
Episode 27: Finding Cures Faster

Episode 27: Finding Cures Faster

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob explore how to speed up the development of new cures and treatments for rare and chronic diseases. Currently, a new cure takes about ten years and $2 billion. Patients don’t have that much time. There are more...