The High Cost of Health

Americans pay more for their medicine than anyone else in the world – prices for the world’s top-selling 20 drugs are three times higher in the U.S. than in England, and two times higher than in Canada. Traditionally, drug companies have placed the blame for these high prices on the expensive and time-consuming process of bringing a new drug to market through research and development.  From "2016 New Years Resolutions" - Corporate Examiner Volume 38, Number 6 (February 2016)