Is Your Doctor On ‘The List?’
Is your doctor getting paid by the drug industry?
The Big Story today is a massive investigative report on U.S. doctors — some not so upstanding — who continue to take money from pharmaceutical companies. The reports are spearheaded by the online publication, ProPublica
, with other news outlets, including NPR
and The Boston Globe
looking at the story from various angles.
Here’s The Globe’s list of Massachusetts doctors who have been paid or compensated in various ways by drug companies who are now disclosing these transactions. And here’s ProPublica’s searchable national database of doctors being paid (or is it paid off?) by the drug industry.
Is your doctor on the list?
Tell us what you think and whether you’d consider switching?