Since 2016, the biggest pharma companies in Germany have been publishing payments of travel costs, registration and speaking fees to doctors and other health care professionals, given they agreed to the publication.

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Doctors with highest payments
Hans Christoph Diener €399,969.11
Jürgen Rockstroh €192,329.03
Rieke H.-E. Alten €170,963.92
Michael Albrecht Nauck €165,078.49
Reimund Andlauer €143,143.74
Stefan Esser €111,249.72
Peter-Jürgen Goebell €110,397.21
Baptist Gallwitz €109,445.12
Salvatore Schmidt €108,485.70
Rudolf Schulte Beerbühl €106,334.25

Pharma companies pay doctors to observe how well patients tolerate certain drugs. These ”observational studies” are useless for science. But doctors receive 669 Euro on average – per patient. This database shows for the first time the scope of these studies – and which drugs are pushed the most. Read the background article

Top drugs by study patients
Eliquis 125,000 patients
Dotarem 96,677 patients
Xenetix 94,765 patients
MultiHance 57,130 patients
Typhoral 50,000 patients