PBS NewsHour

Should doctors be paid to promote pharmaceutical drugs?

Clip: 12/17/2013 | 9m 35s

GlaxoSmithKline has announced it will no longer pay doctors to promote its drugs, nor reward sales representatives based on how many prescriptions doctors write. Judy Woodruff gets views on the business and ethical issues at play from Dr. Jerry Avorn and Dr. Thomas Stossel, both of Harvard Medical School.

Aired: 12/17/13

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?