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Debra Patt

MD & vice president, Texas Oncology

Debra Patt, MD, is a practicing oncologist and breast cancer specialist, and a vice president of Texas Oncology with responsibilities in healthcare policy and strategic initiatives.

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The federal drug discount is a good idea gone bad

The federal 340B program, which was created to help patients, has seen rapid growth and expansion, providing an economic boon for hospitals — which are not passing along the billions of dollars in discounts to poor and underserved patients.