The Sunshine Act

Could the Sunshine Act be creating an unintentional downward trend in clinical research?

No, is the correct answer to this question. There has not been a decrease in clinical research due to the Sunshine Act. There has been a remarkable decrease, even before the Sunshine Act went into effect, of pharmaceutical marketing thinly disguised as clinical research.

U.S-based clinical research spending drops 32%, show new data
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