Senior reporter at @ProPublica, past president/current board member @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. charles.ornstein@propublica.org

The New York Times

Doctors and “big pharma”

whyy.org — October 7, 2014 Guests: Charles Ornstein, David Grande Under a provision of the Affordable Care Act, the government is now divulging information about payments to doctors by pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.

Dollars for Dudes: Almost No Women Among Medical Industry’s Top-Paid Speakers, Consultants

propublica.org — Few women are on the list of doctors paid the most money by drug and medical device companies last year, according to a ProPublica analysis of new data released by the federal government. More than 90 percent of the 300 doctors who collected the most money for speaking and consulting are men, based on information from the new government database, called Open Payments.

Men Dominate List of Doctors Receiving Largest Payments From Drug Companies

nytimes.com — Few women are on the list of doctors paid the most money by drug and medical device companies last year, according to a ProPublica analysis of new data released by the federal government. More than 90 percent of the 300 doctors who collected the most money for speaking and consulting are men, based on information from the new government database, called Open Payments.

$1.1 Billion in Drug, Device Payments to Doctors Not Included in New Federal Database

propublica.org — The federal government's new database of drug and device industry payments to doctors is even more incomplete than has been reported previously. In a fact sheet posted online, federal officials disclosed that the database, dubbed Open Payments, is missing more than $1 billion in payments made between August and December 2013.

Government’s New Doctor Payments Website Worthy of a Recall

thehealthcareblog.com — If the federal government's new Open Payments website were a consumer product, it would be returned to the manufacturer for a full refund. Open Payments is the government's site for publishing payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals by drug and medical device manufacturers.

Analysis: Government's New Doctor Payments Website Worthy of a Recall

networkworld.com — If the federal government's new Open Payments website were a consumer product, it would be returned to the manufacturer for a full refund. Open Payments is the government's site for publishing payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals by drug and medical device manufacturers.

5 Facts About the Creepy Ties Between Pharmaceutical Companies and Doctors

alternet.org — This story was co-published with the New York Times. On Tuesday, the federal government released details of payments to doctors by every pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer in the country. The information is being made public under a provision of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

Another Government Website Rollout That Is Found Wanting

nytimes.com — If the federal government's new Open Payments website were a consumer product, it would be returned to the manufacturer for a full refund. Open Payments is the government's site for publishing payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals by drug and medical device manufacturers.

Analysis: Government’s New Doctor Payments Website Worthy of a Recall

propublica.org — If the federal government's new Open Payments website were a consumer product, it would be returned to the manufacturer for a full refund. Open Payments is the government's site for publishing payments made to doctors and teaching hospitals by drug and medical device manufacturers.
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Oct 30, 2014

Cool site genderedreactions.com allows you to compare drug side effects among men and women, spot differences.

Oct 30, 2014

Good news. RT @WNTonight: Hasbro makes move to help pay for 'Operation' creator's surgery - abcn.ws/1rWfW1F pic.twitter.com/8eNHkZHeBo

Oct 30, 2014

RT @darlin: Five years after the government learned of killer airbags, it asks for company records. nytimes.com/2014/10/31/bus…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @nytimes: NYT reporter Anemona Hartocollis talks to Bellevue health workers about Ebola's stigma nyti.ms/1tGyAz4

Oct 30, 2014

RT @SangerNYT: What’s in a ‘scoop’? The White House has a strategy for that. wapo.st/1wDvxGF

Oct 30, 2014

@HurtBlogger I don't know anything about them. Email me: charles.ornstein@propublica.org.

Oct 30, 2014

Oh. RT @nbcbayarea: Coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths. nbcbay.com/kcA53Nm

Oct 30, 2014

@JayGordonMDFAAP YTD Pertussis: 22,637 cases; Measles 600. Weekly tallies not best metric.

Oct 30, 2014

RT @JuliaAngwin: Is your cellphone carrier inserting a hidden undeletable tracking number into your traffic? Our tool will tell you: propublica.org/article/somebo…

Oct 30, 2014

Hmm. MT @janetadamy: Honeywell screens workers' cholesterol and BMI, or else they face up to $4,000 in charges. on.wsj.com/1wMpgvU

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