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Drug data company accused of selling raw information to pharma firms

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Drug research company Pharmafakt GFD has been accused of selling raw data on drug prescription habits to pharmaceutical companies. Although selling the information is legal if made anonymous, this information was not coded in any way, which would allow pharma companies to see which doctors are prescribing which drugs and… Read more »

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Going online with health records comes with risks

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Most see moving medical records online as a vital step in streamlining medical processes, eventually resulting in both cost and life savings. There’s just one hitch. When things go wrong online, the results can be staggering. Take for example a recent case in California where it’s been discovered that the… Read more »

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