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Touting an Asthma Device 

BIDMC CEO Paul Levy publicly wrote about the wonders of an asthma treatment without disclosing that BIDMC had a financial interest in its development. Only after being challenged by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Levy issued a correction disclosing the commercial relationship.

July 16, 2007: Center for Science in the Public Interest Integrity in Science Watch: Hospital Exec. Touts Asthma Device, Silent on Hospital’s Role.

July 17, 2007: White Coat Notes blog Consumer group criticizes hospital chief's blog