Criterion 07: #7052

Published Date: 
October 22, 2011

Both in the self-study report and the activity files reviewed, the evidence demonstrates that all persons in control of content, including planners and staff, for example, do not consistently disclose the presence or absence of relevant financial relationships to the provider. In addition, the provider defines a commercial interest as "any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services," which is not consistent with the ACCME's current definition of a commercial interest. For these reasons, not all conflicts of interest could be identified or resolved.  (SCS 2)

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