Tuesday, May 01, 2007

NH prescription data law interrupted...

A U.S. District Court judge on Monday overturned a New Hampshire law that was the first in the nation to ban the commercial use of information on what drugs physicians prescribe.

Judge Paul Barbadoro of the U.S. District Court in Concord ruled in favor of IMS Health Inc. (RX.N: Quote, Profile, Research and Verispan, two companies that collect prescription data from pharmacies and sell it to drug makers, researchers and investment firms.
Click here to read the Reuters news article.

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