Quotations of the Day: ISPOR Edition

As heard at ISPOR 2023 in Boston: On high US drug prices: “My hope as a European is that US never gets its health system in order.” And his Yoda-like pronouncement: “Affordability is important; but value is critical” Michael Drummond HT: Peter Neumann. See also Dr. Neumann’s ISPOR recap thread

Quotation of the Day: The cost of low numeracy

A recent report stated that the cost of adult low numeracy ‘can be counted in lost earnings — the £25 billion…would be added to our collective pay packets if numeracy skills could be levelled up’. That is about £1700 per person per annum.,, A large-scale study of adults with colorectal cancer in the UK and…

Quotations of the Day

‘Seek Simplicity . . . and Distrust It’ Alfred North Whitehead And a second… There is no such thing as perfection, only the relentless, thirsty matching of an organism to its environment. Siddhartha Mukherjee in The Gene: An Intimate History