Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Doctors Beholden to Drugmakers Resist Generics

An editorial in the NY Times notes that "Health care reformers have high hopes that the relentless rise in prescription drug costs can be slowed by replacing brand-name medicines with cheaper generic versions. Unfortunately, so many physicians are so captive of the drug industry that it would take a huge effort to persuade more patients and doctors to use generics." Read more.

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