Pharmaceutical Companies

Prescribing Habits Influenced by Financial Gifts From Pharma

Prescribing Habits Influenced by Financial Gifts From Pharma

Industry gifts were found to largely influence prescribing behavior, which can have adverse public health implications.

Pharma Companies Overemphasizing Flaws With Medicaid's "Best-Price" Rule

Pharma Companies Overemphasizing Flaws With Medicaid's "Best-Price" Rule

Medicaid's best-price rule is not as serious a problem as drug manufacturers imply, although it may affect novel pricing arrangements.

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Pose Financial Conflict of Interest

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Pose Financial Conflict of Interest

Most physicians on Twitter with a financial conflict of interest and frequent tweets mention specific drugs for which they have a conflict.

Prescribing Habits: Are They Reflective of Swindling by Big Pharma?

Prescribing Habits: Are They Reflective of Swindling by Big Pharma?

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One physician shares his insights on the culture of overprescribing medications and how prescribing habits are reflective of swindling by the pharmaceutical industry

The Relationships Between Industry Payments and Physicians

The Relationships Between Industry Payments and Physicians

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When it comes to receiving payments from pharmaceutical companies, it's not always the size of the payment that matters.

Half of U.S. Physicians Receive Payments From Industry

Half of U.S. Physicians Receive Payments From Industry

About half of U.S. doctors received payments from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in 2015.

New Bill to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

New Bill to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

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Congress will now be addressing the problem of antibiotic resistance with a bill introduced to the US House of Representatives on March 30, 2017.

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