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FDA Chief Calls For Stricter Scrutiny Of Electronic Health Records

This story also ran on Fortune. This story can be republished for free (details). Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday called for tighter scrutiny of electronic health records systems, which have prompted thousands of reports of patient injuries and other safety problems over the past decade. “What we really need is a… Read More »

Sackler family, fortune and philanthropy under scrutiny amid opioid lawsuits

The Sacklers, owners of the pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LP, have a combined fortune estimated by Forbes at $ 13 billion. The lawsuits, including a case brought by the Massachusetts attorney general’s office that produced fresh and deeply unflattering revelations about the family on Thursday, have alleged that the Sacklers boosted their wealth by pushing… Read More »