Disruptive innovation theory provides one lens through which to describe how regulations may stifle innovation and increase costs. Basing their discussion on this theory, Curtis and Schulman consider some of the effects that regulatory controls may have on innovation in the health sector.
Lesley H. Curtis Ph.D. & Kevin A. Schulman M.D.,
Overregulation of Health Care: Musings on Disruptive Innovation Theory,
69 Law and Contemporary Problems
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