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Something smells fishy with doc-owned medtech distributors

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 7:29am
Mass Device

The Justice Dept. is looking into potential wrongdoing by surgeons who use their own medical device distribution centers to pocket commissions.

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The Justice Dept. is taking a closer look at physician-owned distributorships, warning that the influence that doctors have over hospitals purchasing practices leaves room for some serious conflicts of interest.

Michigan spine surgeon Dr. Aria Sabit took center stage in the DOJ's broader investigation of POD centers that allow docs to take a cut of profits.

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