This talk was part of the Evidence-Based Health Care programs
Should we forget ‘conflicts’ and discuss ‘declarations of interest’ instead? Who should hold and maintain conflicts of interest registers for doctors?
Should practising doctors work with the pharma industry as well as serve on guideline committees? Should researchers with extensive financial interests be disqualified from studies of their own products?
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires US manufacturers to collect, track and report all financial relationships with clinicians and teaching hospitals. Carl discusses the failings of the current system of reporting conflicts in medicine, what’s been tried so far, and why it is time for a UK Sunshine Act.
This talk was held as part of the Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care module, which is part of the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care.
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