conflict of interest


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con·flict of in·ter·est

a conflict between the professional or personal interests and needs of a health care provider and his or her professional responsibilities toward a patient or other consumer (for example, financial gain based on a particular outcome or use of one drug rather than another).

conflict of interest

Prejudice or bias that may occur when one's impartiality is compromised by opportunities for personal gain or occupational advancement, or by the chance that one's work may support a favored point of view or social agenda.

con·flict of in·ter·est

(kon'flik in'tĕr-ĕst)
Contradiction between the professional or personal interests and needs of a health care provider and his or her professional responsibilities toward a patient.
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