Category: ProPublica

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…

Propublica: “Mental Health Providers Score Highest in Intensity of Office Visits”

Propublica: Treatment Tracker By Lena Groeger, Charles Ornstein, and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica, May 15, 2014 https://projects.propublica.org/treatment/ “Medicare recently released, for the first time, details on 2012 payments to individual doctors and other health professionals serving the 46 million seniors and disabled in its Part B program. Part B covers services as varied as office…

This story was legally stealed from the website of ProPublica http://www.propublica.org/about/steal-our-stories Read the original story on the following URL: http://www.propublica.org/article/medical-schools-policies-on-faculty-and-drug-company-speaking-circuit/ —- The only addition to this story is the featured photo: “2006 Quarter Proof” by United States Mint – United States Mint. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2006_Quarter_Proof.png#mediaviewer/File:2006_Quarter_Proof.png   Med Schools Flunk…

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…