253664 Health Care Reform and Corporate Influence: Real and Imagined Influence

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM

Theodore Marmor, PhD , Professor Emeritus, Yale University, New York, NY
This presentation will distinguish between commonly held views of corporate influence on American health reform and their demonstrable influence. The discussion will emphasize ideological influence and present as well examples of pharmaceutical behavior that escapes public attention, but engages the judiciary through whistle blower law suits.

Learning Areas:
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Inform those not in political analysis about the topics just identified above.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 40 years of experience as a professor, author, and commentator on healthcare policy and related subjects.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.