Do drugmakers need a reality check on prices?

02/11/2013 | Xconomy

Drugmakers have come under fire lately for six-figure annual pricing on some new drugs, and payers are beginning to push back. Instead of developing drugs for rare diseases as a way to stabilize profits, drugmakers should improve diagnostics and precision treatments, and should develop better treatments for diabetes, depression and other chronic diseases, says Alkermes CEO Richard Pops.

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