Category Archives: disclosure

Conflict of Interest, Health Advocacy Organizations, and Patients

Tweet As a follow-up to my post yesterday addressing disclosure and health advocacy groups and nonprofits, I have looked into this further online.  And it is not that I think that advocates or advocacy groups are corrupt: I think advocates … Continue reading

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On Disclosure, Transparency, and Firewalls: A Call for Uniform Standards

Tweet Since Patient POV was launched March 29, I have been struggling with how to deal with the issue of industry-supported patient advocacy groups. On Thursday, ProPublica released its paper: “Financial Ties Bind Medical Societies to Drug and Device Makers” … Continue reading

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