How the FDA Drives Up Drug Prices

June 06, 2016

Recent congressional attempts to speed up the Food and Drug Administration approval process for antibiotics and some medical devices make only a tentative step toward addressing high drug prices. Drug development costs, driven higher by increasingly stringent FDA regulations, reduce competition and ultimately lead to higher prices for consumers. Yet many policy proposals neglect the FDA's role in driving up those prices.

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Local governments face the challenge of improving citizen interactions, collaborating better with colleagues and achieving greater efficiency, all whilst meeting the demands of shrinking budgets. But how exactly do you transform yourselves for the digital age and respond to these pressures at the same time? Adopting a cloud-hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution can help local government organisations meet the increasing expectations of the community that it serves whilst managing costs.

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Local governments face the challenge of improving citizen interactions, collaborating better with colleagues and achieving greater efficiency, all whilst meeting the demands of shrinking budgets. But how exactly do you transform yourselves for the digital age and respond to these pressures at the same time? Adopting a cloud-hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution can help local government organisations meet the increasing expectations of the community that it serves whilst managing costs.

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