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One in 12 doctors accepts payment from pharmaceutical companies related to opioids

Scott Hadland, MD, MPH, pediatrician and adolescent addiction specialist at the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine at Boston Medical Center. Credit: Boston Medical Center One in twelve physicians - ... read more

Study: 1 In 5 Family Doctors Accepted Money From Pharma Companies Related To Opioids

Despite the opioid epidemic, one in 12 U.S. physicians — and nearly one in five family doctors — in recent years accepted payments from pharmaceutical companies related to opioids. That's according to ... read more

Opioid makers made payments to one in 12 U.S. doctors

In fact, one in 12 physicians (and one in five family doctors) accepted a payment related to a prescription opioid product during in the study period. These figures demonstrate the extent to which pha... read more

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Did drug company payments to doctors help fuel the opioid epidemic?

Then they consulted the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Open Payments database and found that 25,767 (or 7%) of these same doctors received "opioid-related payments ... payments from pharmac... read more

One in 12 doctors receive payments from opioid makers

One in 12 U.S. doctors ... how drug companies may influence prescribing practices. All in all, more than 68,000 physicians received more then $46 million between 2013 and 2015 in non-research payments ... read more

JIM HOOD — Much action is needed to address opioid addiction problem in Mississippi

We also trained all types of professionals—hair dressers, teachers, and doctors ... that these companies misled consumers about the dangerous effect of opioids by marketing the drug as rarely ... read more

New database reveals payments to Maine doctors by drug, device makers

medical and pharmaceutical ethics codes now make clear that doctors can’t accept certain payments, such as expensive meals or trips, he said. The data released Tuesday reflects only five months’ worth ... read more

Now that the SUPPORT Act is law, where do we go from there?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that, since 1999, more than 600,000 people have died in the U.S. alone from opioid-related ... pharmaceutical companies on the development of n... read more

Florida Sues Walgreens, CVS For Alleged Role In Opioid Crisis

The amended lawsuit also accuses specialty pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics of giving kickbacks to doctors ... agreed to pay $80 million to resolve a DEA investigation into inadequate recordk... read more

Oklahoma attorney general sues pharmaceutical companies

The lawsuit does not specify the dollar amount the state will be asking the drug companies to pay, but Hunter indicated it could ... more than 183,000 people died in the U.S. from overdoses related to ... read more

Payments to doctors linked to prescription practices for two cancer types

Physicians who received payment from pharmaceutical companies for meals, talks and travel were more likely to prescribe those companies' drugs for two cancer types, a University of North Carolina Line... read more



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