The natural tension between healthcare and commerce has fuelled much debate, and passionate opinion. In pharmaceuticals, the significant costs of new medications drive company profit, but also allow for considerable re-investment into new R&D. We appreciate that healthcare models that are not profitable, are not sustainable in the long run. How should we think about, and balance, the requirement to make a reasonable profit, with the need to provide healthcare to so many who are unable to pay for their care.

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