I agree. Dr. Relman is correct that medical costs will never be controlled by the free enterprise system but only with control over costs of care, procedures,salaries, drugs and all medical care expenses. This is the only way we can provide medical care to all at affordable prices as in other well developed countries!
Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: At Long Last, Some New Antibiotics That Might Make a Difference — Physician’s First Watch
Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: At Long Last, Some New Antibiotics That Might Make a Difference
By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors
The "development of novel antibacterial drugs has been in a bit of a funk for quite some time now," writes Paul Sax, as he reviews (from memory!) the antibiotics approved since 2004. But, he notes, some recent approvals "give ample reason for hope." Do you agree with his cautious optimism?