Medical–industrial complex

Medical-industrial complex
The medical–industrial complex is the network of corporations which supply health care services and products for a profit.wikipedia
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Conflict of interest in the healthcare industry

conflict of interest in the health care industry
The medical–industrial complex is often discussed in the context of conflict of interest in the health care industry.
The public and private sectors of the medical-industrial complex have various conflicts of interest which are specific to these entities.

Arnold S. Relman

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It was further popularized in 1980, Arnold S. Relman while he served as editor of The New England Journal of Medicine.
He coined the term "medical–industrial complex."

Corporation

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The medical–industrial complex is the network of corporations which supply health care services and products for a profit.

Military–industrial complex

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The term is analogous to "military–industrial complex" and builds from the social precedent of discussion on that concept.

The New England Journal of Medicine

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It was further popularized in 1980, Arnold S. Relman while he served as editor of The New England Journal of Medicine.

Medical device

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Manufacturers of medical devices fund medical education programs and physicians and hospitals directly to adopt the use of their devices.

Health care

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The medical–industrial complex is the network of corporations which supply health care services and products for a profit.

Health care in the United States

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In the 1970s profit-seeking companies became significant stakeholders in the United States healthcare system.

General Agreement on Trade in Services

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Because the General Agreement on Trade in Services regulates international marketplaces, in countries where the industrial-medical complex is more strong there can be legal limitations to consumer options for accessing diverse healthcare services.

Continuing medical education

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Because the industrial-medical complex funds continuing medical education, this education has a bias to promote the interests of its funders.

Healthcare reform in the United States

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One critique and motivation for healthcare reform has been the development of the medical–industrial complex.

Health care reforms proposed during the Obama administration

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One critique and motivation for healthcare reform has been the development of the medical–industrial complex.