Category: Dollars for Docs

ProPublica: “Vying for Market Share, Companies Heavily Promote ‘Me Too’ Drugs”

Our comprehensive analysis of drug company spending on doctors in the last five months of 2013 shows the most-promoted products typically were not cures, breakthroughs or top sellers. by Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica, Jan. 7, 2015, 3 p.m. This story was co-published with the New York Times’ The Upshot. For more than…

A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs’ Finances Okay – ProPublica

by Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica. Originally published on July 1, 2015, 4:09 p.m. on the following URL: http://www.propublica.org/article/a-pharma-payment-a-day-keeps-docs-finances-ok This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog. Few days went by last year when New Hampshire nephrologist Ana Stankovic didn’t receive a payment from a drug company. All told, 29 different pharmaceutical companies paid her…

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I. Information about psychiatric drugs View at Medium.com “This story is the first in a two-part investigative special on problems in the clinical trials industry. The second, which asks why disgraced doctors are allowed to test drugs on human volunteers, is available here.” View at Medium.com Psychiatric drugs are doing us more harm than good…

Medical Groups Shy About Detailing Industry Financial Support by Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein ProPublica, May 5, 2011, 7:36 p.m. Republished article complying with ProPublica rules: “Steal Our Stories”. When it comes to the money they get from drug and device makers, many medical associations and health advocacy groups would rather not publicize who gave and how…