Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Protecting Medical Innovation

Two recent OpEds highlight the importance of protecting free market medical innovation in this country:

"Medical Innovation Critical To Bringing Down Health Care Costs", Sally Pipes, Forbes, 4/18/2011.

"Don't Let Feds Stifle Next Medical Revolution", Joel White, Washington Times, 4/21/2011.

Medical innovation has (and could continue) to help doctors improve both the length and quality of our lives. Yet the Obama administration is punishing it, as I described in an PajamasMedia piece from last year, "The Deadly Tax on Medical Innovation".

If you want a worthy cause to fight for, the rights of medical device companies to innovate, create, and sell their products free from burdensome taxes and FDA regulations would be a great place to start. And the life you save may be your own...