Medical groups push to water down requirements for disclosing industry ties

(By Ed Silverman for STAT)

Nearly 100 national and state medical societies from around the United States are backing a Senate bill that would exempt drug and device makers from reporting payments made to doctors for receiving continuing medical education, or CME, sessions, medical journals, or textbooks. Among them are the American Medical Association and the American College of Cardiology. Read article here…..

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