Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Senate hearing on academic detailing set

From the seniorjournal.com article:

“The drug industry’s educational outreach is essentially a marketing program, and evidence shows that doctors’ prescribing patterns can be heavily influenced by pharmaceutical sales representatives,” says the news release from the Senate Special Committee on Aging that announced the hearing...The hearing – Under the Influence: Can We Provide Doctors an Alternative to Biased Drug Reviews? – will be at 10:30 a.m., March 12, in Room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building...The hearing will be Webcast and the link can be found at the committee webpage: www.aging.senate.gov

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