Sleep (and other) Physicians Relationships with Pharmaceutical Salespersons
|Course Name||Sleep (and other) Physicians Relationships with Pharmaceutical Salespersons|
Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
- List the reasons that these relationships can be counterproductive to quality healthcare
- Identify the key points of the 2002 physician-industry code of conduct
- List what is meant by the term Pharmaceutical “detailing”.
Course InformationBOSTON, April 25 -- Despite new regulations governing physicianindustry relationships, there has been no letup in the pursuit of highprescribing physicians by pharmaceutical and other medical marketers, researchers here reported. Action Points.
Explain to interested patients that this study did not assess the risks, benefits, or overall appropriateness of the financial relationships between physicians and the medical industries.
In a national study of more than 3,000 physicians in six specialties, most of the respondents reported some kind of relationship with industry during the previous year, Eric G. Campbell, Ph.D., of Harvard, and colleagues, reported in the April 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.