Prescription Data Mining and the Protection of Patients' Interests

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (1):74-84 (2010)
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Abstract

Pharmaceutical companies have exploited health information technology to “mine” data from drug prescriptions and use the data to better target their sales pitches to physicians. This article considers the policy arguments and first amendment implications regarding state regulation of data mining. It concludes that the legislative provisions are desirable and should withstand constitutional challenge

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Selling Health Data.Bonnie Kaplan - 2015 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 24 (3):256-271.

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