Editor, Medical Officer, New York Times discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory


So being a board member, not only do they pay you, but you're responsible to pay them or their creditors. If they go belly up. So what does it to be doctor on the board of twelve different companies? Meanwhile, the hospital, he's making one point five million dollars being the chief medical officer determining what kind of chemotherapies drug so used in what all the other hundreds of other doctors are giving. He has control over the doctors to drugs, the, the atmosphere in the hospital, and meanwhile he's on the board of twelve companies and what does he get into trouble the hospital put him into trouble wasn't even patient? And put in trouble, it was review by the New York Times that found that when he wrote medical articles. Supposed to say that there's a conflict of interest that he's getting money from a drug company while he writes about that drug. So a drug company, right? Makes drug X. And he writes the scientific article about drug X he supposed to say that he has a conflict of interest in these getting money from the company. Well, the Stockton was probably to shame to do it. And in fact, eighty or ninety percent of the articles that he wrote he didn't write he had the conflict. He didn't even write. He had a conflict when he was the editor of the journal. It's heard cases. He was the editor of the journal hit us articles in the journal, he knew the bylaws of the journal that he was obliged to talk about the conflict, and even when he was the editor making the laws of the journo and supposedly, causing other doctors to follow those laws. He didn't do it himself. And so what does that mean if says, I'll drug X? Oh, fantastic wealth. He writes out at the bottom, I worked for the company that makes ex. It makes you think about a different way. So this is a doctor a big scandal. He just lost his job. One of the biggest cancer doctors in New York chief, medical officer Mickey may and half dollars in the hospital. Millions more for drug companies on twelve boards not writing about this conflict of interest, and what is this? Dr do let's say, for example, he's the chief medical officer directing care to hospital making a million half dollars getting three million dollars from these sports and other monies, which are not even reported the only gets money reported if the company makes drugs that are being commercial used if they're not being commercially used he doesn't have to report those relationships or that income. And then you come in as a patient and say, you come in, like this woman, the woman, I talked about the colon cancer spread to the liver, and you get two years of came on not working it never worked. Why are they keeping on giving chemotherapy or they keep giving chemotherapy because it's the right thing to do? Or the giving chemotherapy because there's other motives, if they're giving chemotherapy, this made by companies have relationship with the tell the patient. Hey, by the way, you should know that this drug acts, which is not working you. I worked for the company that makes drug X and this is what the whole scandals about. And it turns out, it's not only him even the CEO of the, the super duper big place, making six point seven million dollars. If you have questions about me being offensive about it go look, the New York Times, articles by Ornstein OR, and STAN Thomas. T. H. O. M. A. S. The chief of the hospital is getting six point seven million dollars, and he has relationships to he has relationships with drug companies also. Wow. Just endless endless, what's going on here. And what seems to be the issue is patients who want to get better? I think patients want to get better, no matter what they don't want to have conflicts. They don't want a doctor giving drug because they work for the company or they.

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