Reforming Pharmaceutical Industry-Physician Financial Relationships: Lessons from the United States, France, and Japan
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39 (4):662-670 (2011)
This article compares the means that the United States, France, and Japan use to oversee pharmaceutical industry-physician financial relationships. These countries rely on professional and/or industry ethical codes, anti-kickback laws, and fair trade practice laws. They restrict kickbacks the most strictly, allow wide latitude on gifts, and generally permit drug firms to fund professional activities and associations. Consequently, to avoid legal liability, drug firms often replace kickbacks with gifts and grants. The paper concludes by proposing reforms that address problems that persist when firms replace kickbacks with gifts and grants based on the experience of the three countries
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Marc A. Rodwin (2010). Drug Advertising, Continuing Medical Education, and Physician Prescribing: A Historical Review and Reform Proposal. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (4):807-815.
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