Healthcare Marketing Rights

Slate has an interesting article on the somewhat under reported phenomenon of NFL teams selling “healthcare marketing rights.” From “Walk It Off, Champ: Why NFL Team Doctors are Ethically Compromised”:

Medical ethics codes expressly forbid conflicts that could place financial gain ahead of patient welfare; the 1,500-year-old Hippocratic Oath protects patients against ‘harm and injustice.’ Yet it’s standard for teams to sell their affiliations to the highest bidder.


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