Relaxing pharmacy ownership laws would benefit patients
The AMA today released its updated Position Statement on the Ethical Guidelines on Ownership of Pharmacy and Dispensing by Doctors 2019.
The updated Position Statement replaces the AMA Position Statement on the Ethical Guidelines for Doctors on Addressing Potential Conflicts of Interest in Owning a Pharmacy 2010. Revised 2015, following a five-year review of the policy.
AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that current legislation restricts pharmacy ownership to pharmacists only.
Published: 16 Dec 2019