'Disclosure optional': Financial conflict rule not strong enough, many say

Robeznieks, Andis
August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/29/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 35, p14
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The article discusses the reactions to the updated final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that provides a framework for the identification, management and avoidance of financial conflicts of interest among scientists that conduct government-funded research. According to Senator Chuck Grassley (R.-Iowa), the provision that makes optional, the public internet posting of financial conflicts, will affect public access.


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