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May 2, 2019
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David W. Johnson
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Market Corner Conversations: Merrill Goozner, Modern Healthcare Editor Emeritus & Author

Merrill Goozner passionately points out the stark contrast between well-functioning industries and the US pharma industry, especially its relationship with the government and pharma pricing. Dave Johnson certainly relates to Merrill’s perspective.

In Episode 17 of Market Corner Conversations, Merrill and Dave discuss the ills the pharmaceutical industry has foisted on the US people and economy and the waste in our system. And they explore possible solutions to the dysfunction, while admitting that the change will be drastic.

Merrill Goozner is Editor Emeritus of Modern Healthcare, having served as Editor from 2012-2017. During his four decades in journalism, he served as a foreign, national and chief economics correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and as a professor of journalism at New York University. He is the author of The $800 Million Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs.

 

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About the Author

David W. Johnson

David Johnson is the CEO of 4sight Health, an advisory company working at the intersection of healthcare strategy, economics, innovation. Johnson is a healthcare thought leader, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to organizations busting the status-quo to reform our healthcare system. He is the author of Market vs. Medicine: America’s Epic Fight for Better, Affordable Healthcare, and his second book, The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Kinder, Smarter, Affordable Care for All (McGraw-Hill 2019). As a speaker, Dave plays the role of rebel, challenger, industry historian, investor and company evaluator to push audiences forward. (Watch bio video.) Johnson applies his 25+ years of investment banking in healthcare to identify ways the healthcare industry must change to deliver better care. He received a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, an English degree from Colgate University, and served in the African Peace Corp service. Join over 10k+ healthcare executives who read our weekly insights and commentary on www.4sighthealth.com. His third book, Less Healthcare, More Health: The Prescription for a Happier, More Equitable and Productive America, will publish in 2024.

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