- McKinsey had built itself into the world’s most influential consultancy.
- As a consulting company, it wasn’t regulated.
- The Massachusetts attorney general has accused McKinsey of fanning the flames of the opioid epidemic.
- McKinsey had instructed the maker of a powerful opioid on how to “turbocharge sales” of the drug, how to counter efforts by drug enforcement agents to reduce opioid use and how to “counter the emotional messages from mothers with teenagers that overdosed” on the drug.
McKinsey says “the digital revolution continues to transform healthcare fundamentally, and many people believe that a tipping point is finally within reach. In 2014, digital health investments topped $6.5 billion, compared with $2.9 billion a year earlier.