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 22, 2014

RT @JaniePaleschic: Revenue drops 25 percent at Presbyterian Dallas, ER visits decline 50 percent after Ebola case share.d-news.co/sU7TEbG

Oct 22, 2014

.@AP investigation finds at least 15 inmate deaths in NYC jails that resulted from inadequate medical care: apne.ws/1vOq0Po

Oct 22, 2014

3 Key Findings in Chapel Hill’s Academic-Fraud Investigation shar.es/1mTndw via @chronicle

Oct 22, 2014

@ethanjweiss As a journalist, don't take public positions on propositions or candidates. Plus don't live in CA so can't vote on it.

Oct 22, 2014

Lawyers versus doctors in costly Prop. 46 campaign wars in California fw.to/ex5vffh

Oct 22, 2014

Jill Abramson is right about the media's handling of Ebola panic stories. Media is partially responsible for it. jimromenesko.com/2014/10/21/mor…

Oct 22, 2014

Texas Health Presbyterian not going to treat any more Ebola cases. Probably smart idea on many levels. thehill.com/policy/healthc…

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