Again, the big pharmaceuticals demonstrate their desire for big profits over good
My late father was given drugs that I found were clearly stated (on-line) to be contraindicated for patients with dementia. I would blame his LTC physician's ignorance, which I later reported, but also the lobbying by drug companies to market their drugs.
The system isn't broken, just abused - horribly, by either ignorant physicians, or those who are ignoring current practices.
The pharma business in the US has been demonstrated to be corrupt, time and time again. Excellent post on AgingCare.com: