Information bias leads to inappropriate use of prescription medicines. Help improve healthcare decision-making with information from unbiased experts.
Every story has two sides. Balance the impact of pharmaceutical promotion by telling the side of the story providers, patients and consumers rarely hear.
Thirty cents of every healthcare dollar goes toward unnecessary care. Bridge the quality gap by promoting high-value, low-cost prescription medicines.
“I critique market-based medicine not because I haven't seen its heights but because I've seen its depths.”
Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, Medical Anthropologist and Physician
Founding Director, Partners in Health
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By Lydia Green on Mar 31, 2010
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