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Advertisement For Pricey Surgical Robot Violated University Policies

Propublica/NPR: Ad For Surgical Robot Violated University Of Illinois Policies
An internal review by the University of Illinois has found that an advertisement in which a university surgical team endorsed a pricey surgical robot violated school policies. Though the team acted "in good faith," the review concluded, the episode pointed to the need for clearer rules and stronger enforcement (Ornstein, 3/19). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.