Events that Changed Recent History of “Health” Care

in Conflicts of Interest, History, Politics

Did you know that in the 1800s, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., founder of Standard Oil Company, played a role in establishing medicine and the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S.? At the time, healthcare was largely decentralized and fragmented, with little standardization or regulation of the profession. In this context, the Rockefeller family saw an opportunity […]