To the Editor: In the otherwise excellent article by Dr Rothman and colleagues,1 one practice was not mentioned: the sale of physician information to information management companies that in turn sell the data to pharmaceutical companies for marketing purposes. I would be interested in the authors' opinion of this practice.
Jackson RH. Industry Support and Professional Medical Associations. JAMA. 2009;302(7):737-739. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.1194