Navigation Links
Pharmaceutical Companies Banned from Giving Gifts at Stanford

Stringent new rules will soon ban gifts like coffee mugs, notepads, pens and tote bags adorned with drug company logos at the Stanford University Medical Center offices.// The rules, expected to take effect from Oct. 1 will not allow physicians and medical students at Stanford University to accept any gifts, irrespective of its size from any medical representative selling drugs, medical devices or related products.

Besides this the university will also abolish the long time tradition of allowing medical staff and students to accept free lunches, as when a pharmaceutical company, provides a meal along with an educational seminar staffed by the company's marketing employees.

Besides this under the new guidelines, a company sponsoring an off-campus event can't control the speaker selection or content, nor are they allowed to have any of its representatives present at the event. In addition industry sales or marketing staff can only visit clinics or the university's two hospitals with an appointment.

Dr. Jordon Cohen, just previous president of the Association of American Medical Colleges said, "It's a very big step, given the magnitude of the activity going on."

This year the association launched an initiative to examine conflicts of interest between academic medical centers and pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

According to a Jan. 25 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association on conflicts of interest in medicine, of the estimated $21 billion spent annually by the pharmaceutical industry on marketing, 90 percent is believed to be spent on physicians through gifts free meals, drug samples and sponsorship of seminars.

Cohen, who co-authored the JAMA study said, "The industry spends billions of dollars to 'inform' physicians." "They know it works. Why else would they spend all this money?"

Objecting the new proposals the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America,
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries
2. Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries
3. Medicis Pharmaceutical company enters pediatric market
4. Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients
5. FDA approves Watson Pharmaceuticals Oxytrol patch
6. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc awarded the prestigious outstanding supplier award received from Wal-Mart
7. Indian Pharmaceutical Industries Stops Manufacturing And Sale Of Valdecoxib
8. Pharmaceutical industries grant for R&D to be monitored
9. Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing
10. Antigenics Pharmaceuticals plans for Phase III trial of its Melanoma vaccine
11. United Kingdom Is Lagging In Novelty In The Field Of Pharmaceuticals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Pharmaceutical Companies Banned from Giving Gifts Stanford

(Date:8/30/2015)... ... , ... Certified Nutrition Businessman Reid Eckert agrees to extend his business relationship ... global sales and communications firm that offers U.S. brands a proven path to world ... Mr. Reid Eckert, as his interpretation of the nutritional needs of the human body ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... On September 30, 2015, the Career and Transfer Center ... accredited Maricopa Community Colleges , will be hosting a Job Expo to provide ... and opportunities. , The Expo has expanded to much more than just a typical ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... develops, may extend and improve the lives of patients, according to a newly ... Click here to read the full article. , The authors of the ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (including emphysema), or asthma, are at higher risk from ... previous heart attack, heart failure or heart-rhythm problems (arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat) are ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Joining a growing number ... recently transitioned management companies to partner with Wound Care Advantage (WCA) to utilize ... center. , Transitioning wound care management providers can be a complex undertaking. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nutrition Guru Continues Relationship With Renowned Health and Wellness Company 2Health News:Estrella Mountain Community College Expo Offers ‘One-Stop’ for Employers and Students Seeking Internships, Jobs, Careers and Service Learning Opportunities 2Health News:Top Mesothelioma Researchers Highlight Targeted Therapies in New Report, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Heart Fit Clinic Sounds the Alarm on Forest Fire Smoke and Chronic Heart Disease in Calgary Area 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 3Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 4
... on finding the mechanism involved in sleep regulation, the ... to be head by Professor Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen, // Institute ... at finding the mechanisms involved in sleep regulation which ... sleep required for proper functioning of brain and will ...
... Health Association (CMHA) has called for better training for policemen ... The Alberta Police had used a Taser on a man, ... opinion that this could have been avoided if specialized training ... ,The victim was a well-dressed man who was apparently going ...
... feces as food for fish growth as increased the widespread fear ... // with the feces to pond farms which may infect wild ... flu virus. Researchers feel that the bird flu outbreak in china ... as feed for fishes in the river Qinghai, which would have ...
... University of Chicago are developing drugs which help in ... by developing mechanisms which helps// in maintaining the lung ... avoid inflammatory cells produced by the cytokines (immune cells) ... increased inflammation and leakage in blood vessels leading to ...
... Lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a disease in which the ... of the skin, joints and internal organs.// A study ... can take oral contraceptives safely without any complications like ... activity, that characterize the disease. ,The study ...
... has collected $2.3 million to be donated to a ... radio programs // . ,The money will be ... Brampton Hospital at Bovaird Drive and Bramalea Road, which ... event, Better Health Radiothon, was organized from Nov 15 ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... addition of the "Investigation Report on China,s Ranibizumab ... Developed by Novartis, ranibizumab was approved by CFDA to ... Currently, only Lucentis, a product of Novartis, is available ... the first self- developed drug for the treatment of ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 28, 2015  IP Shakti, LLC, today announced that it ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150827/261551LOGO ... new corporate identity signifies our transformation into a company focused ... platform for patent claim validity." ... proprietary AIA Shield™ platform, the Company commenced a corporate re-branding ...
(Date:8/28/2015)...  Perrigo Company plc ("Perrigo") (NYSE: PRGO ; ... of leading OTC brands from GSK in an all ... a clear demonstration of Perrigo,s unique ability to maximize ... spanning 36 countries.  Perrigo Chairman, President ... are excited to complete this transaction, which clearly demonstrates ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investigation Report on China's Ranibizumab Market, 2012-2019 2IP Shakti, LLC Changes Company Name to Prediqtus, LLC 2Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 2Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 3Perrigo Completes Acquisition of Leading Portfolio of OTC Brands from GSK 4
... Now there is a more efficient ... first fully portable battery operated patient ... and surgical teams with a compact ... throughout the entire surgical process. Its ...
... CSZ safely provides effective air warming therapy ... patented design of our WarmAir® FilteredFlo® blankets, ... which supplies gently moving, clean air that ... contaminants to your patient or staff. All ...
Since 1964, in its plants of Sesto Fiorentino, Sbisà produces a wide and qualified range of instruments for ophthalmology and optometry....
Inquire...
Medicine Products: