Category: Health Care Policy

Are Government Health Services Researchers in Conflicts of Interest?

An article by Andreas Laupacis in reviews conflicts of interest with respect to government and contract health services researchers, and raises some provocative issues not often discussed even amongst COI watchdogs: For example,, a web site that provides…


The Case for National Pharmacare

The National Post has run a good op-ed which dispels some of the common beliefs used to argue against publicly-funded universal prescription drug coverage, and exposes some of the ways that pharmaceutical companies become less helpful the more profits they…