• Brainstorm Health: Gottlieb on Price Gouging, Opioid Prescriptions, AliveCor's Bloodless Blood Test

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Readers-This is Sy.
    Here's something you don't see every day: The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration took a very public stance on drug price gouging in response to a story published by the Financial Times ‘ David Crow .
    The background: Nostrum Laboratories CEO Nirmal Mulye attempted to use a Martin Shkreli-style excuse (Mulye literally defended the infamous drug-price-hiker-turned-convicted-felon) in a gambit to justify sharply raising an antibiotic mixture's price as a matter of defending shareholder value. “I think it is a moral requirement to make money when you can. .. to...
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