Posts Tagged ‘conflict of interest’

Shockingly, Money Influences All Research

October 12, 2015 — Today we are going to resolve a question that seems to be rising to the top of the list every time someone evaluates a new study. Has money had any effect on these findings? The answer is always yes. Money influences all research. We know it’s shocking, but it is true. Research doesn’t get done […]

Industry Influence, Integrity, and Respect

October 21, 2014 — A simmering controversy in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics brought out issues of food industry influence, integrity, and respect in a lively session yesterday at FNCE 2014 (the Academy’s annual meeting in Atlanta). Academy President Sonja Connor moderated the session, which should tell you how seriously the Academy is taking this subject. Joy Bauer opened the […]

Sunshine Act May Be Partly Cloudy

February 25, 2013 — The Physician Payments Sunshine Act in Obamacare requires medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers to publicly report gifts and payments made to physicians and teaching hospitals. This law is intended to bring more openness to the healthcare market when physician data is published on a new public website on or before September 30, 2014. The Sunshine […]