Commentary: Health Care Organization Perspective

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United Behavioral Health provides various types of counseling, disability support, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric treatment, and other services to about 22 million people employed by our clients. I represent the private, for-profit sector. Profit is the elephant in the living room when people discuss issues such as cost escalation and cost control. However, despite the pharmaceutical industry’s goal of making a profit, in the end their relentless pursuit of new therapeutic agents results in an overall social good. ​

J Clin Psychiatry 2003;64(suppl 17):35-36