Items Tagged ‘CSL’

March 30, 2010 · Leave a Comment

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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March 3, 2010 · Leave a Comment

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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February 15, 2010 · Leave a Comment

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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