Tag Archives: industry

Google Partners With Industry Lapdog to Promote Vaccines

Google, which is neither a governmental agency nor a health organization, is nonetheless acting as such in their latest push to provide “accurate and timely information on COVID-19 vaccines.”1 In a blog post published December 10, 2020, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Google’s chief health officer, and Kristie Canegallo, the company’s vice president of trust and safety,… Read More »

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance to host its largest annual Global Summit with government and industry leaders

Washington D.C., USA, 22 October 2020: International speakers from more than 30 different countries will join delegates from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), CITEL, CEPT, ASMG and many other speakers at the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance’s (DSA’s) upcoming eighth dynamic spectrum sharing event, the Global Summit 2020, 3rd – 5th November 2020. Providing a global virtual… Read More »

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited

Far-reaching rules mandating industry price transparency could mark a major shift, but experts are skeptical the efforts will meaningfully lower prices for patients without a more fundamental system overhaul. President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Monday directs HHS and other federal departments to begin rulemaking to require hospitals and payers to release information based on… Read More »