2011 News

PharmedOut In the News - 2011

PharmedOut Present Fast Stats

PharmaGossip, November 17, 2011

Abbott Laboratories to Settle for $1.3 Billion Allegations Including Giving Doctors Kick-Backs and Training Them to Make False Diagnoses

Health Care Renewal, November 16, 2011

As CME Funding Shifts From Industry, Others Foot the Bill

American Medical News, September 12, 2011

Ghostwriting Revisited: New Perspectives But Few Solutions in Sight

PLoS Medicine 8(8): e1001084, August 30, 2011

Medical Student Steps into National Role to Equip Future Physicians to Meet Profession’s Standards

US Federal News, August 12, 2011

Scientists Credited on Ghostwritten Articles Should Be Charged with Fraud

Guardian Unlimited, August 2, 2011

Drug App Comes Free, Ads Included

New York Times, July 29, 2011 (Section B, Page 1)

Some Professors Are Promoting More Industry Ties

New York Times Blogs (Prescriptions), July 22, 2011

Mass Psychosis in the US: How Big Pharma Got Americans Hooked on Anti-Psychotic Drugs.

Al-Jazeera July 12, 2011

US Academic Researchers Hold Divided Views on Ties to Industry.

BMJ 2011;342:d3883

Pushing Western Medicine with Fear in India

Financial Express (Reuters Health), July 7, 2011

(also WHNT-TV Online, July 7, 2011; Financial Express, July 9, 2011)

Critics of Drug Industry Attack New Innovations

New York Times Blogs (Prescriptions), June 17, 2011

Pharma Knows Best? Dueling Agendas On Industry-Medicine Relationships

Health News Review, June 9, 2011

Splitting the Difference: Workshops Highlight Industry, Medical Relationships

New York Times Blogs (Prescriptions), June 6, 2011

(also AllVoices, June 7, 2011; OBR: Oncology Business Review Online, June 7, 2011; BioPortfolio, June 7, 2011)

Flacking for Big Pharma

PharmaGossip, June 4, 2011

PharmedOut Asks ‘Who’s Managing Medical Knowledge?’

R&D Magazine, May 27, 2011 (also Biotech Week, June 16, 2011)

Pharma-Free Residencies Up: Survey

Medical Marketing & Media, April 2011

Conflicts of Interest May Prompt Physicians to Pen Articles Promoting Menopausal HT

Endocrine Today, March 30, 2011

Family Medicine Residencies Reject Pharma Relationships

CenterWatch Online, March 29, 2011

One Fourth of Family Medicine Residencies “Pharma Free,” Says Survey

Medical Marketing & Media, March 25, 2011

Interactions Between Trainees, Industry Restricted by Most Family Medicine Residencies

Medical News Today, March 25, 2011 (also World Book and News, March 26, 2011)

Hunting Ghosts

Science, March 18, 2011

How BigPharma Uses Medical Journal Articles as Marketing Tools

MinnPost.com (Health Blog), March 18, 2011

Journal Articles on HRT Found Mostly Honest on Risks, But Subtly Promotional

Medical Marketing & Media, March 15, 2011

Association Found Between Industry Funding and Promotional Opinion Pieces on Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Medical News Today, March 15, 2011

(also NewsGuide, March 15, 2011; EurekAlert!, March 16, 2011)

Finally, Some Upcoming Events to Announce: PharmedOut Conference, Transparency International Summer Course

Health Care Renewal, March 11, 2011

10 Things the FDA Won’t Tell You

Smart Money, January 31, 2011