Items Tagged ‘CSL’

March 30, 2010

US clinic claims CSL fixed prices of blood plasma

By Mystery User

America’s Mayo Clinic claims to have lost millions of dollars at the hands of a damaging and illegal blood-plasma cartel run by Australia’s biggest healthcare company, CSL, alleging in court documents that a conspiracy existed to drive down supply, inflate prices and snuff out competition.   Mayo Clinic claims CSL’s US-based business CSL Behring, rival […]

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Tags: Blood plasma, CSL

March 3, 2010

Seeing red over plasma

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The Mayo Clinic is now among a dozen hospitals and systems gunning for the biggest producers of plasma-derived therapies, Baxter International and CSL. Those companies’ behavior was cast in a suspicious light during a Federal Trade Commission action last year blocking further consolidation to market it considered “troubling.”   Modern Healthcare, by Gregg Blesch, 2/26/2010

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Tags: Baxter, CSL, plasma

February 15, 2010

Mayo Clinic adds its weight to class action lawsuit of CSL

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The Mayo Clinic, one of the most prestigious and well-funded hospitals in the US, has joined a multi-million-dollar class action lawsuit against the Australian blood plasma group CSL, claiming it was part of a damaging international cartel that fixed plasma prices…   Documents filed with the Illinois Northern District Court show the Mayo Clinic citing […]

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Tags: CSL, lawsuit

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