Tag Archives: pharmaceuticals

Climate Change Impact on Health : Allergic Disease in Washington, DC USA



I have alluded to the excellent Sustainable DC Plan and have been planning to post about it, and then realized I hadn’t put this up yet. It’s my first assignment from the course I took on navigating climate change conversations (that I highly recommend, it’s free – see: Finished my 3rd MOOC, and moving to renewable Energy » » » » on to the full article

Pharma Conduct: Which Doctors Received the Highest Compensation from Pfizer During the Second Half of 2009?



Pharma Conduct: Which Doctors Received the Highest Compensation from Pfizer During the Second Half of 2009? – Impressive that this data is now publicly available. It's a list I plan to never be on. Similar Posts: Climate Change Impact on Health : Allergic Disease in Washington, DC USA Add me. A Few Links Regarding the » » » » on to the full article

Kaiser Permanente Statement on Verdict in Neurontin Case | Kaiser Permanente News Center



Kaiser Permanente Statement on Verdict in Neurontin Case | Kaiser Permanente News Center. I did not know this action was under way and I am impressed with the result. I have to say as someone who has been fortunate to practice in health systems that evaluate the evidence behind therapies before adopting them that it’s » » » » on to the full article

NEJM — Selective Publication of Antidepressant Trials and Its Influence on Apparent Efficacy



NEJM — Selective Publication of Antidepressant Trials and Its Influence on Apparent Efficacy – Discussion of conflict of interest in publishing research in journals. Similar Posts: Monitors urged for all with high blood pressure – Yahoo! News Hoshin and S.M.A.R.T. goals; What incentivizes Medical Schools; A CIO that embraces Web2.0 (I approve) A Few Links » » » » on to the full article

Bioethics Forum – Google Health: Organizing Your Medical Information



Bioethics Forum – Google Health: Organizing Your Medical Information – Comment on this blog about a method to display drug/device ads to physicians reviewing a patient's medical record. Is this sort of thing different than a physician reviewing a medical record while writing with a branded pen on branded paper that sits in their office » » » » on to the full article

A Few Links Regarding the Continuity of Care Record (CCR) Standard



May 15th through May 18th: CCR Product Compatibility List — AAFP Center for Health Information Technology – Adoption list of CCR – not up to date, but gives a glimpse of who has been involved. Montana Healthshare – Montana organization to use CCR to improve population health Solventus CEND/PHR – A reference implementation of a » » » » on to the full article

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In hopes of making reporters’ jobs a little easier, we’ve created for journalists an international list of prestigious and independent medical experts who declare they have no financial ties to drug and device manufacturers for at least the past five years. We have nearly 100 experts from a wide array of disciplines. E-mail us at » » » » on to the full article