"Money Talks exposes shady drug industry practices... it is important for anyone who wants to understand how corporations are controlling their health." -Heather Gehlert, AlterNet
"A chilling documentary" -Marilynn Larkin, The Lancet
“The facts uncovered in this film shocked even me--and I've been a 'prevention-first' doc all along.” -Malynn Utzinger, M.D.
"More disturbing than Sicko." -Steve Smith, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
“You’ve tackled an immense issue with clarity, courage, and conviction. Thank you.” -John Robbins, Diet for a New America, The Food Revolution
"This film should be required viewing for anyone concerned about the complexities and failings of the American health care system." -Meghann Matwichuk, University of Delaware, Media Librarian/Video Round Table Notable Videos for Adults Committee Member
"Money Talks filled the gaps... things are far worse than I suspected" -Evelyn Hampton, UTNE
"I recommend the documentary film Money Talks" -Christiane Northrup M.D.
"Conclusively puts to rest the pharmaceutical industry argument that high prescription costs are necessary because of research" -Mark Karlin, BuzzFlash.com
“Viewers will be forever changed in their perception of the pharmaceutical industry." -Bradley Lewis, M.D. Ph.D., NYU
“Should be required viewing in all health care educational programs.” -David A. Apgar, R.Ph.
"Watching Money Talks made me remember why I began writing on this topic in the first place." -Jake Whitney
“Superb and eye-opening." -Dr. Greg Tefft, co-founder of the Just Say “Know” to Prescription Drugs Campaign
"I can’t imagine a more compelling way to drive home the idea that we all need to be proactive about the medications we are taking and giving to our children.... simply riveting.” -Dr. Dominick Riccio, chairman of the Just Say “Know” to Prescription Drugs Campaign
Pharma on Film Health Leaders -
January 24, 2008
After 10 years as a pharmaceutical sales representative, Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau felt compelled to give consumers and healthcare providers a peek into the inner workings of the pharmaceutical industry. She directed the fictional film, Side Effects, followed by a documentary, Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety, to shed more light on the industry's marketing and sales tactics.
Doctors’ Ties to Drug Makers Are Put on Close View New York Times -
by Gardiner Harris and Janet Roberts
Dr. Allan Collins may be the most influential kidney specialist in the country. He is president of the National Kidney Foundation and director of a government-financed research center on kidney disease.
Kathleen on KFAN Dan Barreiro - KFAN AM 1130 -
March 29, 2007
Dan talks with Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau about the relationship between doctors and pharmaceutical reps.
Big Pharma Courts Doctors CBS News -
March 22, 2007
A recent report from the Journal of the American Medical Association highlighted the extent of drug company payments to doctors. CBS News interviewed filmmaker Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau about her experiences as a drug sales rep, and how gifts and payments to doctors influenced prescribing habits.
What does your doctor sell out for? AlterNet -
by Heather Gehlert
How much influence could a free pen have over what medication your doctor prescribes for you? What about a cup of coffee? A couple of baseball tickets? A couple of baseball tickets from a 20-something woman wearing a short skirt and Rembrandt smile?
Raw Film Festival to Showcase Pharma Exposés Inside Film Magazine
The First Annual Raw Lifestyle Film Festival will showcase films from around the world that encourage natural living, including two revealing films that explore the questionable marketing tactics of the pharmaceutical industry. The films, Side Effects and Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety, may get people to think twice before they pop their next pill, and were selected for the event because they urge people to take control of their health and consider alternative options.
Pharma - Between Us, Our Health and a Healthy Democracy
Daily Kos - Mon Dec 11, 2006 While this is not breaking news, on Friday night I watched a documentary called 'Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety'. It’s a must see.
Drug Ads Targeting Women Called Health Hazard Women's e-news -
by Molly M. Ginty
Women are frequent targets of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical ads, which have helped fuel a boom in drug sales over the past decade. Critics say their gender focus is often misleading and can pose a hazard to women's health. read on...