Six ways transparency about open payments between pharma and doctors is undermined

How the pharmaceutical industry sabotages the Sunshine Act

image of doctor and money
Sunshine Act effectiveness: how pharma undermines transparency about their financial relationships with doctors .

” Here are some ways that transparency about pharma payouts is blocked, even though it greatly affects the drugs that doctors recommend and prescribe. “

  1. Omnibus disclosure
  2. Use of initials
  3. “Hidden” disclosures
  4. Refers to another publication
  5. Organisation ties camouflage
  6. Password protected

Read Is Your Doctor Paid by Big Pharma? in the dissidentvoice,
a paper about how the pharmaceutical industry undermines the Sunshine Act, written by public health writer Martha Rosenberg,
December 19th, 2014.

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