Saturday, February 02, 2008

The heat is on...

Just came across the 1-22-08 entry "Variations on a Theme of Sleaze" at the Health Care Renewal Blog -- an excerpt:
Medical journals are not the only compromised medium. Continuing Medical Education (CME) is a second front in the campaign to expand the AAP drug market. The standard formula calls for corporate sponsorship channeled through an “unrestricted educational grant” to a medical education communications company (MECC). The MECC employs writers to prepare the “educational content,” and academic KOLs are recruited to deliver this content.
Click here to read the entire posting. Fasten your seatbelt!

1 comment:

Annie T-V said...

You can find a lot of the responses to the Macy Summary here:

http://annietv600.wordpress.com/2008/01/15/macy/

Cheers - Anne