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Colombia, pursuing healthcare savings, plots compulsory license for ViiV's HIV drug dolutegravir

Fierce Pharma

After sparring with GSK’s ViiV Healthcare over the price of its HIV medication dolutegravir, Colombia appears to be taking matters into its own hands. The idea behind the compulsory license is to allow the Colombian government to purchase cheaper generic versions.

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How Are Healthcare AI Developers Responding to WHO’s New Guidance on LLMs?

MedCity News

This month, the World Health Organization released new guidelines on the ethics and governance of LLMs in healthcare. Reactions from the leaders of healthcare AI companies have been mainly positive.

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Can we get healthcare right?

World of DTC Marketing

According to The Hill “, a large majority of the public favors allowing the government to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices, according to a new poll that comes as a legislative battle plays out on the issue. There are also programs administered through state governments that can help with healthcare-related needs.

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Corporations: “get healthcare costs under control”

World of DTC Marketing

SUMMARY: A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Purchaser Business Group on Health shows signs that corporate executives might be warming to the idea of government getting more involved to rein in the excesses of the healthcare system. It’s affecting their bottom lines, and they won’t stand for that.

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Three biggest threats to healthcare

World of DTC Marketing

Right now, voters are worried about inflation and rising fuel prices, but they ignore the imminent threats to their healthcare. American healthcare continues to be under assault, and unless we address these issues, a severe health issue could bankrupt families. THREAT 3: RISING HEALTHCARE COSTS. THREAT 1: OBESITY AND DIABETES.

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What if Bill Clinton & Ronald Reagan Had Debates Universal Government Funded Healthcare? A Fictional Debate Portrayal.

Pharma Marketing Network

Bill Clinton: My fellow Americans, I stand here today to argue in favor of universal government-funded healthcare. This leads to higher healthcare costs for everyone, as emergency room visits and hospital stays are much more expensive than regular doctor visits. Additionally, we should focus on promoting personal responsibility.

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Medicare savings won’t make a dent in healthcare costs

World of DTC Marketing

SUMMARY: Allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices is popular with voters because the media has been focused on the high price of some drugs, but this measure won’t lead to lower healthcare costs. The drug industry is trying to convince voters that government negotiations with drug companies will lead to less innovation.