Conflict of Interest Controls for Stricter Plastic Surgery
Arlington Heights, Illinois (Nasdaq) 28 April 2011
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has designed new guidelines for ethical interactions between its member countries and encourage doctors assumed the medical industry. The document entitled “Considerations for interaction with industry,” provides detailed recommendations for appropriate partnerships between individual plastic surgeons and pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies to avoid in an effort to support the industry from biasing a doctor’s professional activities or decisions .
“Cooperation between physicians and industry are necessary because they improve the medical practice,” said ASPS President Phillip Haeck, MD. “Following these new guidelines is to ensure that interactions with industry should benefit patients and be left with AdvaMed and PhRMA guidelines are industry into line.”
This document details standards for the acceptance of gifts, educational products, food and entertainment from the industry, protocols for seeking industry support for educational programs, consulting agreements;. Promotion spoken – and the associated regulations with each
“The new guidelines are voluntary and serve as a recommendation for the behavior that should keep our members,” said Dr. Hackel. “Our members’ primary responsibility is to act in the best interest of patients and it is vital that they are independent and industry’s ability to influence professional decisions are limited. “
the document entitled “the interaction with the industry, visit the website at http://www.psnextra.org/Articles/Compliance-Guidelines.html ASPS.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons is the largest organization of medical specialist for plastic surgeons in the world. Representing more than 7,000 physician members, the society as a leading authority and information source on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery recognized. ASPS comprises more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, represents the company doctors by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.Certified
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