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Outgoing FDA chief Gottlieb taking drug price fight to think tank

As FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb battled to lower the cost of prescription drugs and streamline approval of biosimilars. Now, Gottlieb is taking that fight to the private sector. In an interview with the Washington Post, Gottlieb, who will leave the Trump administration Friday, said he plans to take a fellowship with conservative think tank American Enterprise… Read More »

Bristol-Myers yanked its Celgene bid days before deadline—and got a better price

On Dec. 10, Bristol-Myers Squibb made what it said was its final offer to acquire Celgene. But it turns out that wasn’t the case. It ended up scoring a better deal instead. Just days before a Jan. 2 deadline Bristol-Myers itself had set for wrapping up an agreement, the New Jersey drugmaker pulled that proposal—$ 57… Read More »

Medical University of South Carolina set $137 million price cap for 4-hospital deal with CHS

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina has set a price tag for their pending purchase of four hospitals from Community Health Systems subsidiaries, and it’s not small. MUSC has said they would pay up to $ 137 million for the four hospitals they hope to purchase.  Those hospitals include Chester… Read More »