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How a Beleaguered Industry Needs to Adapt - and Why it Doesn’t Have a Choice

The pharmaceutical industry has had a rough go of it lately. Between negative headlines (with the recent Mylan EpiPen controversy only the latest controversy), congressional inquiries and calls from insurers and the medical community to defend the price of medications, today’s value-focused healthcare landscape presents an unprecedented set of challenges for the sector.

This new level of pressure is exemplified by legislation currently under consideration in more than 10 states - including California, New York and Massachusetts - that would require drug manufacturers to disclose (and ultimately justify) costs of R&D, production and marketing. This degree of regulated transparency…

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