How to get full, meaningful disclosure

Ray Moynihan
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11373
Published online: 21 November 2011

Ray Moynihan on letting sunlight into some dark corners of Australian medicine

The world of medicine is about to take an extraordinary leap forward in transparency. In the United States, from 1 January 2012, by law, every pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer will have to start recording every payment to every doctor. From the following year, the companies will have to hand over all that information to the government annually, and this will then be published in full.

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