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2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020

2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020

2021 needs two things to bounce back from 2020 Written by Derek Monson  January 5, 2021 During this first full week of 2021, many feel relieved that 2020 is behind us: We’ve concluded a tumultuous year of pandemic lockdowns, economic hardship and election...
The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition)

The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition)

The physics of COVID-19 vaccine momentum (and opposition) Written by Derek Monson  December 14, 2020 In society, some actions seem to follow a form of Sir Isaac Newton’s third law of motion: they generate an equal and opposite reaction. That seems to be true...
We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year

We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year

We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year Written by Derek Monson  December 4, 2020 Christmastime brings feelings of hope and a desire to help those in need – sentiments that are greatly needed in 2020. Developments in the fight against COVID-19...
PBMs and your prescription drug bill

PBMs and your prescription drug bill

PBMs and your prescription drug bill Written by Derek Monson  December 1, 2020 “The key to lowering drug costs,” says Michelle Mack, director of state affairs for the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), “is increasing competition and not...
Be thankful for free markets

Be thankful for free markets

Be thankful for free markets Written by Derek Monson  November 20, 2020 As we approach Thanksgiving, during a spiking pandemic, Americans still have much to be grateful for in the arena of their health. One of those things is the U.S. prescription drug market,...