Med Ed Report briefs: June 2013
The Australian Medical Association backs more disclosure on financial ties between physicians and pharma, says the Sydney Morning Herald. A parliamentary committee is considering a bill to make companies detail how much they pay doctors for work. Trade group Medicine Australia is working on a voluntary code, said the Globe Mail.
Sanofi is sponsoring CME for clinicians who treat diabetes patients, offering a view on initiating insulin and using insulin pens to help manage type 2 diabetes. Med-IQ is producing the activity along with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
GAME—the Global Alliance for Medical Education is slated to meet June 9-11 in Barcelona, Spain. The conference will focus on the interaction of outcomes, instructional design, and assessment.
Novartis is offering MS patients and caregivers lunch with a side of treatment information, reported Pharmalot— part of a drive to protect its market share in light of Biogen's Tecfidera.Healthcare information and communications firm KnowledgePoint360 moved staff from Newtown, PA, into an expanded facility in East Norriton, PA.