Tag Archives: compliance
By Julian Upton | Published: January 18, 2011
In November 2010, members of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) voted in favour of changes to its Code of Practice, with a view to breaking down ‘barriers to trust’ between healthcare professionals and the pharma. The amendments apply to clauses regarding consultant payments and meeting sponsorship. Under the new 2011 Code, pharma companies [...]
Compliance and Disclosure Risks on Anti-Competitive Promotional Spend: Is EuroLand Set to Follow the US?
By William Looney | Published: November 24, 2010
New Cegedim survey documents whether European industry is ready for the challenge. Making sense of the promotional spend and anti-corruption compliance burden is emerging as a key strategic issue for pharma — not just in the US but in the global market space as well, where regulatory safeguards are still porous. New survey research just published [...]
By Walter Armstrong | Published: October 27, 2010
Alternative news organization and media allies investigate the industry’s payments to doctors—launching a fresh assault on the ethical status quo. By Walter Armstrong Last week, Big Pharma’s practice of paying doctors to do medical education, promote its products, or both was the focus of a multimedia blitz launched by ProPublica in collaboration with National Public Radio, the [...]