Tag: "polls" at medical news
MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors
...employment or prospects in UK medicine." Various polls
published Online with the Comment clearly illustrate the disillusionment most doctors feel about MTAS. In a poll of 3,255 consultants and junior doctors, only 10% thought the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) process, of which MTAS is part, was an im...
National experts and nonprofit organizations call to end FDA user fees and to improve drug safety
...ct post-marketing drug safety surveillance. Recent polls
show that public confidence in the FDA is at an all-time low. The FDA lacks the resources and authority it needs to carry out its duty of safeguarding public health, says Susan F. Wood, PhD of George Washington University. FDA needs both legislatio...
Feb. 16 event explores pills, politics and the public trust
...y is one of America"s favorite punching bags, with polls
showing declining trust in the companies that make our medicines, and the media full of negative stories and depictions. From Vioxx lawsuits to the battle over Medicare prescription drug prices, drug manufacturers often find themselves on the defens...
Time for a debate in the USA on health care
...orial in this week's issue of The Lancet. Recent polls
indicate that Americans are growing increasingly concerned about their health care system. One survey by The Commonwealth Fund, a non-partisan foundation that supports research into health and social issues, found that two of five adults polled repor...
Public confidence in government drops as 5th anniversary of 9/11 approaches
...ege Institute for Public Opinion as a follow-up to polls
conducted annually since 2002 to identify trends and public attitudes related to the terrorist attacks of September 11 and disaster preparedness. PUBLIC CONFIDENCE DROPS IN ALL AREAS In the national survey, fewer than half just 44 percent said ...
Study shows Philip Morris pursued tobacco regulation to enhance its image
...worked closely with federal legislators, conducted polls
contrasting two extremes to make it appear that the public supported their position, and engaged in an extensive public relations campaign to win the public's support, they found. Philip Morris's own market research indicated that 63 percent of the p...