Artificial-Hip Makers Cut Doctor Cons...

Artificial-Hip Makers Cut Doctor Consulting Pay After Settlement

There are 2 comments on the BusinessWeek story from Oct 24, 2011, titled Artificial-Hip Makers Cut Doctor Consulting Pay After Settlement. In it, BusinessWeek reports that:

The five largest manufacturers of artificial hips and knees scaled back payments to orthopedic surgeons after settling a 2007 U.S. lawsuit that charged them with providing kickbacks, according to a report.

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Iasi, Romania

#1 Nov 4, 2011
We all know how corrupt a certain system can get. However, there’s still to be thankful as those who needed help was given one. I hope this will also happen to people affected of .

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Jul 6, 2013
I think they need to focus more on the designs of their implants for them to avoid these lawsuits. I saw several news on the television about the problems with these hip implants and I have even read about them online ins several blogs and at . Patients need to be wise on what implants are being used in their operation to avoid the several complications.

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