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Department of Health and Human Services

Enact Confict of Interest Laws for Medical Practioners

Federal employees are barred from investing in stocks, etc. where they have even the appearance of a conflict. Congress should enact similar laws for medical practitioners. They should be barred (legally) from accepting benefits from Pharmaceutical companies that may influence their prescribing practices. Many physicians are likely to prescribe high cost new drugs because of compensation from the drug industry. The high... more »

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EXOP - White House Offices

4. Select team members for critical initiatives based on solid c

Current practices require office managers to select individuals from their organizations, to participate on critical cross-government and cross-office initiatives.
Instead of finding the proper skills and competence for the task, office and organizational mangers, driven by interest and turf protection, are more likely to appoint those individuals who can protect their interests. This result in less than effective... more »

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