HOW FINANCIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST ENDANGER OUR PROFESSION JEROME P. KASSIRER, M.D. DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR, TUFTS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE VISITING PROFESSOR, STANFORD UNIVERSITY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EMERITUS, NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. MY CONFLICT OF INTEREST Oxford University Press
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1662 random physicians:
83% took gifts, 16-18% paid consulting
459 Department chairs:
>25% paid consulting or speaking or both.
>66% said arrangements had no effect on
JAMA (2007) 298:1779-1786
NEJM (2007) 356:1742-1750
The limits of full APPOINTED THE HEAVILY CONFLICTED 2006 KDOQI ANEMIA WORK GROUP ON THE USE OF ERYTHROPOEITIN STIMULATING PROTEIN, WERE THEY OBLIVIOUS TO THE POSSIBILITY THAT
IN A SERIES OF FOCUS GROUPS WE CONDUCTED OVER THE PAST SUMMER…
PARTICIPANTS TOLD US THEY BELIEVED THE SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED TO
MAKE MONEY FOR DOCTORS, HOSPITALS, AND DRUG COMPANIES
RATHER THAN PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY CARE”
(Consumer Reports November 2007, page 13)