• Most innovations, unfortunately, actually increase the net costs of the healthcare system. There's a few, particularly having to do with chronic diseases, that are an exception. If you could cure Alzheimer's, if you could avoid diabetes - those are gigantic in terms of saving money. But the incentive regime doesn't favor them.

    "Bill Gates: ‘Death is something we really understand extremely well’". Interview with Ezra Klein, May 17, 2013.
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