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...
Episode 27: Finding Cures Faster

Episode 25: Adapting to Covid-19 Risks

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss adapting to a Covid-19 world. Unfortunately, Covid-19 will be with us for some time, and Americans will need to learn to calibrate risk and reward in this new environment — as disheartening as that reality...
Podcast 24: Accessing Your Health Records

Podcast 24: Accessing Your Health Records

On this episode of the podcast Terry, Kate, and Bob discuss the effort by patients, patients rights groups, and entrepreneurs to access personal health records. Under HIPAA, patients ostensibly own all their personal health information. Yet, for a variety of reasons,...