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Translational MedicineISSN: 2572-4142


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4142.1510003

The Transactional Nature of Human Healthcare

Lloyd Reeve-Johnson

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 07, 2016

The quality of healthcare, drug innovation, treatment decisions and even approval of drugs are all transaction dependent. Each decision after we seek medical attention is part of a predictable sequence, the totality of which describes the healthcare system. The interplay between the patient, clinician, pharmaceutical company, government or medical insurances paying bills, and, regulators controlling access to the healthcare market is therefore predictable and open to influence. Each of participa...

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