February 17, 2023
Anna Weerasinghe’s Nursing Clio essay featured in AHA’s newsletter!
Congrats to our own Anna Weerasinghe, whose recent Nursing Clio essay was highlighted in the AHA’s newsletter!
Read the blog post here: https://nursingclio.org/2023/02/02/have-leprosy-will-travel-a-case-of-early-modern-medical-tourism/
Have Leprosy, Will Travel: A Case of Early Modern Medical Tourism
January 20, 2023
Dr. Jeremy Greene quoted in NYT!
Check out Dr. Jeremy Greene’s quote in the New York Times on Wednesday!
California Joins Other States in Suing Companies Over Insulin Prices
The state is taking action against three major drug companies and the big pharmacy benefit managers in an effort to temper costs for people with diabetes.
“The companies have been able to raise prices whenever they want, as a functional oligopoly with no major competitors in spite of patent expiration,” said Dr. Jeremy Greene, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. “They are locked into secret agreements with P.B.M.s — also an oligopoly with three major players — in which neither party will disclose what the true price of insulin products actually is.”
Read More: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/18/health/insulin-drug-prices-california.html