Watch the Ethics in Healthcare Video

2017 Speaker Series

The Ethics in Healthcare – Why are Drugs so Expensive Event, is available on video

WATCH

With more and more prescription medications on the market, many people are saying they simply cannot afford what doctors are prescribing. Is this how you feel? Some analysts believe it’s because of:

  • Monopoly pricing
  • Incentives for doctors and pharmacists to select more expensive brands
  • High research and development costs
  • Price gouging
  • Putting profits ahead of patients

MODERATED BY:

Dr. Jim Hornstein, CMHS Chair of the Bioethics Committee

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Mark McCamish, MD, Ph.D., Former Pharmaceutical Industry Executive

John Lu, Ph.D., Health Care Economist, California State University Channel Islands

Renu Bajwa, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist, Community Memorial Hospital

SPONSORED BY:

News Talk 1590 KVTA Accountable Care Alliance of Ventura, LLC
 


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