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2012-06-13 14:41:05

A recent international study led by researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) examines the complex and controversial interplay of conflicts of interest between physician experts, medicine and the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.

2012-04-25 09:40:26

"Journals, professional associations, clinical guideline developers, and others need to worry not just that disclosure provides a band-aid to the real problem of the [conflict of interest] itself, but that any attempt to stem the trouble through disclosure policies may actually be worsening the problem," say the editors of PLoS Medicine writing in an editorial that discusses the response to a paper published in the Journal last month, which examined the financial conflicts of interest of...

2011-10-12 11:35:30

The prevalence and under-reporting of conflicts of interest by members of guideline panels in the United States and Canada are high.

2011-05-11 12:04:00

JERICHO, N.Y., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCCS (Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency training and tracking solutions, today announced the release of an enhanced version of COI-SMART, a web-based system for the management and real-time tracking of Conflict of Interest disclosures.

2010-07-21 15:17:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rule changes proposed by the Department of Defense on organizational conflicts of interest (OCI) in major defense acquisition programs are inconsistent with the goals of the government's Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act (WSARA) of 2009, says TASC, Inc.

2010-07-21 12:39:33

Most of us think that disclosing a conflict of interest is a positive step, but a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that disclosure can often backfire and make a bad situation worse.

2010-03-25 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TOPAZ Technologies, a leading provider of medical research management software for the Life Sciences industry, today announced the release of Conflict Disclosures software, its newest edition to the TOPAZ Enterprise Product Suite aimed at providing a mechanism for research administration to manage Conflicts of Interest (COI) at their institutions. A rich Internet application developed to address the research administration needs of institutions, TOPAZ...

2009-12-08 16:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-11-24 18:08:51

Although substantial variation exists in definitions of COI.


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