As Payments Database Debuts, Doctors Urge Caution

Kaiser Health News, October 1, 2014
by Shefali Luthra

A federal database unveiled Tuesday afternoon details 4.4 million payments from pharmaceutical and medical technology companies to doctors and teaching hospitals, sparking concerns that consumers might misinterpret the information. The Centers for…

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An Empirical Method for Materiality:

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Forthcoming, 2014
by Roy G. Spece Jr., David V. Yokum, Andrea-Gale Okoro, and Christopher T. Robertson (Petrie-Flom Affiliated Faculty; Former Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow)

Abstract: The law has long been concerned with the agency problems that arise when advisors, such as attorneys or physicians, put themselves in financial relationships that create conflicts of interest. If…

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Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

Institute of Medicine, 2009

This report provides detailed information of the problem of conflict of interest in medicine. It reviews evidence on industry relationships with medical professionals and evaluates policies geared towards relieving conflicts…

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Protecting Patients, Preserving Integrity, Advancing Health:

by Association of American Medical Colleges & Association of American Universities

This is a link to a joint report by the AAMC and AAU that provides recommendations for universities in crafting their conflicts of interest policies. 

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Grants and Funding: Financial Conflict of Interest

National Institutes of Health

This is a link to the NIH’s page on financial conflict of interest. It includes a link to the applicable Department of Health and Human Services regulations, as well as…

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Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research: FASEB Guidelines

Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
by Laura Brockway & Leo Furch

This article suggests conflict of interest guidelines for individual biomedical investigators to address the challenges faced when financial relationships exist with industry.

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Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

The Hastings Center

This link provides a brief overview of the issues arising due to conflict of interest.

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Understanding Financial Conflict of Interest

New England Journal of Medicine
by David Thompson

This is a seminal work on conflicts of interest that is aimed at creating a better understanding the nature of conflict of interests and the effects of such conflicts on…

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Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by David Korn

This article provides reasons why financial conflicts of interest should be a focus of attention for the academic medical community.

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Scope and Impact of Financial Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by Justin Bekelman, Yan Li & Cary Gross

This article, although now somewhat dated, provides a review of quantitative studies on the extent, impact, and management of financial conflicts of interest in biomedical research.

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Institutional Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research Universities

This conference brought together a variety of experts to examine, clarify, and deepen our understanding of institutional financial conflicts of interest in the contemporary research university.  

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Anonymity, the Production of Goods, and Institutional Design

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
by Jeffrey Skopek

Abstract: In this article, I demonstrate that anonymity has been misconceived as an aspect of privacy, and that understanding this mistake reveals a powerful and underutilized set of legal tools…

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Institutional Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research Universities

Friday, November 02, 2012
Conferences
2012-2013
Milstein Conference Rooms, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Conference OverviewFollowing the turn of the twenty-first century and the burst of the “IT Bubble,” we have seen the collapse…

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