Blog Posts (2)

March 24, 2014

AIDS Group To Pharma CEO: Lower Your Prices Or Lower Your Pay

[Ed Silverman, WSJ]  Outraged by the prices that Gilead Sciences charges for some of its medicines, an AIDS advocacy organization has succeeded in placing what is being called a unique resolution before the drug company’s shareholders. The proposal ties compensation for chief executive John Martin to wider access to the drug maker’s popular roster of HIV […]
March 21, 2014

In healthcare, what makes Maine different?

[Los Angeles Times] Sally Patterson reflected on her part in the healthcare system as she pointed her aging silver Subaru west on U.S. Highway 2 early one morning, headed for the tiny hamlet of Carmel. “You’ve got to teach people how to look out for themselves,” Patterson said, whizzing past isolated houses, meadows and stands […]