The Healthcare-Industrial Complex

The healthcare–industrial complex describes the relationship between a nation’s healthcare infrastructure (doctors, , nurses, medical & lab assistants, hospitals, education, foundations and lobbyists, etc.) and the industries that support it (administrators, pharmaceutical manufacturers, dispensing pharmacies, equipment manufacturers, professional associations, instrument and waste disposal, office professionals, billers, coders, etc), seen together as a vested interest which influences public policy (voters and politicians).

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