Conflicts of Interest for Patient-Advocacy Organizations

New England Journal of Medicine
March 2, 2017  Vol. 376 No. 9
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

Special Report
Conflicts of Interest for Patient-Advocacy Organizations
M.S. McCoy and Others
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In this examination of 104 large patient-advocacy organizations, 83% receive financial support from drug, device, and biotechnology companies, and industry executives often serve on governing boards. The authors recommend more transparency about industry involvement.