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Indian Pharma's Fraudulent Job Applicants

Thirty-five out of every 100 job applicants in the pharmaceutical or clinical trial space in India “are lying about their credentials”, says a report by Delhi-based employee screening firm AuthBridge.
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How Pro-Active is Your Anti-Bribery Strategy?

How Pro-active is Your Anti-Bribery Strategy? Most multinationals are already familiar with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). US regulators have been aggressively prosecuting companies and individuals for bribery with increasing zeal for the past decade, with healthcare companies being specially targeted. Recently, leading manufacturers of orthopedic implants: Zimmer, Depuy, Smith & Nephew, Biomet and […]
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Comply or Die: Introducing GSK's New Corporate Integrity Agreement

Big pharma talks a lot about the changing business model and placing a new emphasis on patients, but the fact remains that quantity of medicines sold, not quality of care provided, is how to get paid (and how to keep investors happy). Despite its egalitarian trappings, the healthcare “ecosystem” is still dominated by the most […]
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Justice to Pharma: "Do the Perp Walk!"

Former GSK counsel is the first target in government’s executive-liability crackdown. Could J&J be next? The US Department of Justice filed criminal charges last week against Lauren Stevens, a former VP and assistant general counsel at GlaxoSmithKline. Going after pharma execs marks a seismic shift in the government’s efforts to stem the tide of fraud […]
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