Friday, September 9, 2011

Dollars for Docs

Interesting look at payments made to physicians by drug companies for promoting their drugs. Dollars for Docs:

Drug companies have long kept secret details of the payments they make to doctors and other health professionals for promoting their drugs. But 12 companies have begun publicizing the information, some because of legal settlements. ProPublica pulled their disclosures into a database so patients can search for their doctor. Accepting payments isn’t necessarily wrong, but it can raise ethical issues.

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