Inadequate conflict of interest policies at most French teaching hospitals: A survey and website analysis

@article{GuyCoichard2019InadequateCO,
  title={Inadequate conflict of interest policies at most French teaching hospitals: A survey and website analysis},
  author={Christian Guy-Coichard and Gabriel Perraud and Anne Chailleu and V{\'e}ronique Gaillac and P. J. Scheffer and Barbara J. Mintzes},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2019},
  volume={14}
}
Background There are 32 teaching hospitals in France, including 30 University hospitals and two Regional teaching hospitals. Teaching hospitals have three roles: health care provision, training of healthcare professionals, and medical research. These roles lead to frequent interactions with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, inevitably raising risks of conflicts of interests. Therefore, policies to manage conflict of interests (COI) are crucial. This study aims to examine COI policies… 

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