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Mismanagement Quizzo – Pharma Edition

You know, it seems like it wasn’t all that long ago that Martin Shkreli of Turing Pharmaceuticals was considered “the most hated man in America.” So this week, an “all pharma” addition of Mismanagement Quizzo - in part because if you’ve been following the news recently, you know that Shkreli isn’t alone amongst his pharmaceutical peers in engaging in this sort of price gouging...

Mismanagement Quizzo: “From the archives” Edition

(3 points for every correct answer; 1 point for every bonus question.)   This neighborhood of Niagara Falls became an infamous superfund site in the 1970s – the first time in US history that emergency funds were used for something other than a natural disaster....

Mismanagement Quizzo: Corporate Malfeasance Edition

1. In 2015, this pharmaceutical company raised the price of Daraprim—a decades old drug used to treat and prevent malaria, and to treat toxoplasmosis encephalitis in HIV/AIDS patients—by more than 5000%, from $13.50 to $750 per pill. Bonus: The company’s CEO at the...