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AMA's guidelines regarding gifts to physicians, Opinion E-8.061 Gifts to Physicians from Industry. Many gifts given to physicians by companies in the pharmaceutical, device, and medical equipment industries serve an important and socially beneficial function. For example, companies have long provided funds for educational seminars and conferences. However, there has been growing concern about certain gifts from industry to physicians. Some gifts that reflect customary practices of industry may not be consistent with the Principles of Medical Ethics. To avoid the acceptance of inappropriate gifts, the AMA suggests that physicians should observe these guidelines.
e-Health Code of Ethics - Internet Healthcare Coalition. The e-Health Code of Ethics is an international set of principles that can help organizations create compatible standards governing the day-to-day running of ehealth businesses or for any health-related Internet endeavor. URAC's Standards for Health Web Sites, for example, is based, at least in part, on the e-Health Code of Ethics.
Pharma HIPAA & Privacy Impact Survey -
this online survey intends to "take the pulse" of a broad range of
pharmaceutical stakeholders, including legal, compliance, marketing,
research, e-business, and IT managers to help us identify the
industry's hot button issues with regard to HIPAA and privacy and
what colleagues are doing to address those issues; accessed 7/27/2003.
Pharma Privacy News; FREE monthly news
service covering federal, state, and EU privacy regulations, laws and
actions of interest to busy pharmaceutical executives as well as
support staff requiring varying levels of detail; accessed 7/27/2003.
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) - FDA is the federal agency responsible for ensuring that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary; human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices are safe and effective; cosmetics are safe; and electronic products that emit radiation are safe. FDA also ensures that these products are honestly, accurately and informatively represented to the public.
Center fro Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) - The FDA's Center fro Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) evaluates all new drugs and approves drugs for sale in the US. Home of the Office of Medical Policy Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising, and Communications (DDMAC), which routinely monitors TV, radio, Internet, and print drug ads to ensure that they are truthful and balanced.
HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) - The
mission of the Office of Inspector General, as mandated by Public Law
95-452 (as amended), is to protect the integrity of Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, as well as the health and
welfare of the beneficiaries of those programs.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) - ABPI is the trade association for about a
hundred companies in the UK producing prescription medicines. Its
member companies research, develop, manufacture and supply more than
90 per cent of the medicines prescribed through the National Health
Pharma Marketing Network often works with the following and other industry conference providers as a Media Partner to help develop our Conference Calendar.
Barnett International - Barnett International
offers consulting and training to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and
medical device companies.
The Center for Business Intelligence (CBI) -
CBI is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing
high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic
issues in domestic and international markets.They provide conferences
focused on several business categories, including Pharmaceutical and
Biotech. Accessed 8/15/2003.
The Insitute for International Research - USA (IIR-USA) - The Institute for International Research (IIR) is an
international conference company with more than 100 different business
units and 3,500 employees in 70 countries. Founded in 1973 by Irvine
Laidlaw, the current Chairman, IIR continues to provide unbiased,
leading-edge business information through our conferences, workshops,
seminars, and the Internet. IIR provides confernces in many business
areas including Pharmaceutical. Accessed 8/15/2003.
The International Quality & Productivity Center
(IQPC) - The International Quality & Productivity
Center (IQPC) is dedicated to providing practical, detailed
information through conferences held at both the national and
international level. IQPC conferences serve a broad range of
specialized fields including Pharmaceutical & Healthcare. Accessed
Pharmaceutical Education Associates - Pharmaceutical Education Associates provides an unbiased forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge-based solutions to FDA-regulated Industries. Accessed 8/15/2003.
The Strategic Research Institute (SRI) - The Strategic Research Institute creates, produces and manages conferences covering industry specific business-to-business topics.They provide conferences focused on several business categories, including Pharmaceutical and Biotech. Accessed 8/15/2003.
American Pharmacists Association (APhA) - The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the national professional society of pharmacists, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is the first established and largest professional association of pharmacists in the United States. The more than 50,000 members of APhA include practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians, and others interested in advancing the profession.
Drug Information Association (DIA) - DIA develops and delivesr training courses and curricula in selected professional interest areas to support career development within highly regulated health care and related industries.
Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA)
- HBA membership is composed of more than 1,600 women and men and 78
companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries.
Members cross nearly all organization levels, all career stages and a
variety of disciplines. The national organization, based in Fairfield,
NJ, holds bimonthly seminars and workshops in New Jersey, New York,