Glaxo Says It Will Stop Paying Doctors to Promote Drugs

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The announcement appears to be a first for a major drug company in ending a common practice that is criticized for posing a conflict of interest.

Alcibíades Batista González‘s insight:

"The British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will no longer pay doctors to promote its products and will stop tying compensation of sales representatives to the number of prescriptions doctors write, its chief executive said Monday, effectively ending two common industry practices that critics have long assailed as troublesome conflicts of interest".

See on www.nytimes.com

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