the profit motive in medicine

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Skip
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Re: the profit motive in medicine

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Skepdick wrote: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:19 pm
So why did the wealth in France, Italy, Japan and Israel allow it and the wealth in the USA didn't?
Top-down policy-making. The government answers to the voters, not the lobbies.
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Re: the profit motive in medicine

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Skip wrote: Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:05 pm
Skepdick wrote: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:19 pm
So why did the wealth in France, Italy, Japan and Israel allow it and the wealth in the USA didn't?
Top-down policy-making. The government answers to the voters, not the lobbies.
So why does the governments in France, Italy, Japan and Israel answer to the voters, but the government in the USA doesn't?

Who do you think needs to write the policy which will make the government answer to the voters and what would the contents of such a policy be?
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Re: the profit motive in medicine

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Since policy makers are already in the hands of the lobbyists, anti-lobbying policy is not on the horizon.
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Re: the profit motive in medicine

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Skepdick wrote: Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:10 pm
So why does the governments in France, Italy, Japan and Israel answer to the voters, but the government in the USA doesn't?
$$$$$$ and Fear
Who do you think needs to write the policy which will make the government answer to the voters and what would the contents of such a policy be?
A vertebrate. Preferably 400+ vertebrates.
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