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Mass Gift Ban Repeal Efforts Fizzle

An effort in the Massachusetts legislature to repeal the state’s ban on many gifts to healthcare providers has failed. The year-old ban is considered one of the most restrictive in the country, banning restaurant meals, various gifts and requiring reporting on transfers of value above $50. “This repeal effort was started by legislators concerned that […]
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Elmendorf Refuses to Go Quietly Into the Night of HCR

Guest Blog by Tom Norton of NHD Smart Communications. You can reach him at tnorton@nhdcomm.com. Amidst all the gurgling of oil last week(bad! bad! bad!), a competing thunderstorm of words erupted as Doug Elmendorf, Director of CBO, had the temerity to revisit the real costs of the new HCR law. Addressing something that, for whatever […]
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Moving On + Up – 5/6/2010

Merck upped Ken Frazier to president. He had been president of Global Human Health worldwide sales and marketing. PharmAthene appointed Mitchel Sayare to its board. Michael Marine joined the Sabine Vaccine Institute as CEO. Interleukin Genetics added William Mills to its board. Rigel Pharmaceuticals was named one of the recipients of the 2010 Innovators Award […]
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Huckabee and Johnston Expound on Reform

Image via Wikipedia Data analytics firm SAS, last week, played host to a bevy of pharma executives at the company’s Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference. The highlight, however, was a duel keynote speech from former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and his sparring partner, former Massachusetts director of health and human services Philip Johnston. […]
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