Siddhartha Mukherjee

MedCity Influencers

The power of listening in healthcare

In his commencement address, Siddhartha Mukherjee exhorted the audience and especially the young graduates to commit to establishing themselves as the “listening generation or Generation L and the power of empathy to figure out the best way to deliver care.

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.