Archive for June 2015

Are The Men in Your Life Safe From Counterfeit Drugs?

  As we honor fathers all over the United States this Father’s Day, take a few minutes to understand the unique dangers men face from counterfeit medications. A quick glance at the National Crime Prevention Association page on counterfeit drugs will tell you that medications for high cholesterol, hypertension, antibiotics, ED, cancer, and HIV/AIDS are…

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PSM PSA: Doctors! Protect Your Practice from Fake Drugs

The Partnership for Safe Medicines has created a series of public service announcements to educate both patients and medical professionals about the dangers posed by fake medications. In Doctors! Protect Your Practice from Fake Drugs, PSM board member Tom Kubic of the Pharmaceutical Security Institute points out that “the physician is the last word on everything in the office, including medication purchases.”

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Interchange 2015 Announcement

After five amazing years of the PSM Interchange, we are doing what all good organizations do, and taking a year off to reflect on where we spend our resources and how well we're fulfilling our mission.  This could mean new opportunities in global markets and/or a redesign of the event in the U.S.  Announcements about our next conference will…

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Florida Oncologist Charged With Medicare Fraud and Buying Cancer Medication from Known Counterfeit Drug Seller

Dr. Anda Norbergs was the head doctor, owner, and operator of East Lake Oncology (ELO), a cancer treatment clinic located in Palm Harbor. Beginning at around June 2009, it is alleged that she began ordering drugs from foreign distributors, including CanadaDrugs subsidiary Quality Specialty Products (QSP). The drugs she purchased included drugs from foreign businesses…

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