Drug Companies Paid Doctors To Prescribe Lists

It is known hat Doctors resort to unethical practices.

I have posted how a Doctor forced a patient to undergo operations to complete the target and the patient turning up Dead!

Under Health, I have also listed various unethical practices by the Doctors , Hospitals.

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Following is an excerpt from their investigations.

The next time your doctor prescribes a medicine, recall this and check if the medicine is really needed and will help you.

“When Dollars for Docs first launched in 2010, ProPublica spoke with several of the dozens of doctors who had earned more than $200,000 from their speaking and consulting work for drug companies. Now, with records from more companies and more years of data, we’ve identified 22 doctors who’ve earned at least $500,000 since 2009 — including one, Jon Draud, who was paid more than $1 million.”

The totals listed here cover different time periods and spending categeories, and aren’t directly comparable. See notes below. See what each company discloses »

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