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Break Through Drugs

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Finally, the increase cost of drugs from pharmaceutical companies are have contributed to the ongoing cost in health care for which the increase in medical technologies are attributed towards. “J.D.Kleinke (2016) reports this medical progress is expensive. In numerous therapeutic areas, better medicines increase costs, at least in the short run; in other areas, better medicines that reduce costs in the short run add costs in the long run. Burton Weisbrod and Craig LaMay summarize this overarching impact of innovation in their observation that “the use of antibiotics to prevent deaths from infections can cause people to live longer and hence to die from heart disease and cancer, which typically entail even greater costs.” Break through drugs
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