Category Archives: Innovation

Why Life-Sciences Innovation Is Politically ‘Purple’

The United States has long had the world’s most effective and competitive system for discovering and developing new drugs—and for more than a half century, there has been a bipartisan consensus that there are two reasons for that success: First, the federal government provides robust funding for scientific research, mostly through the National Institutes of […]

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Lift The Ban On Physician-Owned Hospitals

As Congress considers year-end legislative options, one small change in the Affordable Care Act could make a big difference in access to quality health care for millions of Americans: Lifting the ban on creation and expansion of physician-owned hospitals. Physicians have an ownership stake in approximately 250 hospitals operating in 34 states, and they have […]

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