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What can be Done?

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Financial conflicts of interest threaten patient care, taint medical information, and raise costs. They create deception, impair physicians' judgment, and reduce their willingness to be their ... More


Free Gifts, Free Meals, Free Education, Special Deals

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Most physicians work hard, dedicate themselves to their patients, and preserve their professional rectitude. Tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands never take a free meal and never make a deal that ... More


Money-Warped Behavior

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter establishes that financial conflicts of interest are rife in medicine. In fact, conflicting responsibilities are a commonplace characteristic of everyday life, in politics, and in ... More


Influenced by Gifts? Not I!

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Physicians' fervent belief that industry-supported dinners, gifts, and trips do not influence them is based, in part, on their training designed to imbue a strong sense of objectivity. Students in ... More


How did it Happen?

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores how money came to exert such a remarkable influence over the medical profession. It considers some of the factors that made many of America's doctors pay more attention to their ... More


Reflection of Historical Reality in People’s Minds

János Kornai

in Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy: Two Essays on the Nature of Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334766
eISBN:
9780199369416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334766.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter attempts to distinguish the historical reality of postsocialist transformation and technical progress from the reflection of that reality in people's minds. It discusses the ... More


Trust, Conflicts of Interest, and Fiduciary Duties: Ethical Issues in the Financial Planning Industry in Australia

Seumas Miller

in Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter describes the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation introduced in Australia to deal with problems in the professional ethics of financial advisors. The legislation bans various ... More


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