Monthly Archives: June 2010

Government Crackdown on the C-Suite

Over the past decade, the drug industry has paid tens of billions of dollars to settle state and federal lawsuits involving the False Claims Act—defrauding Medicare and Medicaid, promoting drugs for unapproved uses, paying kickbacks to doctors and pharmacies, and the like. Stories about off-label promotion of drugs with serious adverse effects and no proven […]
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Europe’s Fiscal Crisis: Can Big Pharma Emerge Unscathed?

Europe’s current fiscal crisis, symbolized by the meltdown in Greece, is seen by big pharma as a temporary situation to be taken in stride—after all, the EU southern and eastern tier, with its chronically shaky finances and per capita incomes as low as a third of the EU norm, has historically been a marginal player […]
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