Who’s on First?

I’m in the midst of finalizing a manuscript that presents the results from some nursing surveys over the past year. It’s always interesting to categorize the responses I get when I’m talking with someone about the survey. There is a range from: Wow!...

Why I love science!

Alzheimer’s Disease has been a disease that has always had a special place in my heart. As a child growing up, my mom was Activities Director of a local nursing home and I would go in with her to volunteer on a weekly basis (sometimes a daily basis in the...

Who sets the price anyway?

When it comes to pharmaceutical pricing, how often have your heard or encountered this sentiment? A recent blog post in LinkedIn discusses Pharmaceutical Pricing. Many groups try to answer the question” What does a drug price come from anyway?” Some say...

Redefining value?

Yesterday while I was sifting through my email, an article/whitepaper caught my eye. Jeff Elton (from Accenture I think as it wasn’t specified) presented 3 characteristics of value and they included: meaningful therapeutic value to the patient, a change in the...