$2.3 billion. That’s what Pfizer agreed to pay to settle the largest fraudulent health care marketing case in the history of the Department of Justice.
I’ve met a lot of great people in the health care industry, including people at Pfizer. One of the characteristics most of them have in common is a deep commitment to heal. To make the world a healthier place. To protect people from disease and unnecessary pain and discomfort. It’s part of what drives them when the going gets tough. Some folks sure got off the path when they agreed to use false and misleading claims of safety and efficacy for various drugs in their marketing programs. Full article