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Daily Policy Digest

Week of March 6th, 2017

  • Health Construction Picked Up in December

    Health facilities construction turned around in December, growing 0.6 percent versus a decline of 0.3 percent in starts for other construction. Health facilities construction accounted for almost 6 percent of non-residential construction starts. However, the growth was all in private health facilities.

  • Texas should challenge the movement to boycott Israel

    The divestiture movement fails to recognize or acknowledge that its strategy will not only hurt innovation and progress, but will likely worsen conditions for those it claims to support.

  • Congressional Brief: 12 Fundamentals of Highly Effective Healthcare

    Empowering Patients, Providers and the Private Sector by lowering costs, increasing quality and expanding access.

  • Who Is Responsible for Rising Drug Costs?

    Americans’ prescription drug bills are rising. Most drugs are affordable, but prices for a few drugs exceed the average mortgage payment. They can be especially costly when there are only one, two or three patented drugs in a given therapeutic class. Drug makers are free to establish whatever price they believe the market will bear and, depending on the number of competitors, they could have significant pricing power.

 
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