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A Registry for Gifts to Doctors?

At a Senate hearing on industry gifts to doctors yesterday, some Senate Democrats said they would push for legislation that would create a federal registry of such gifts.

June 28, 2007

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A Registry for Gifts to Doctors?

The New York Times article about this is almost entirely about the drug industry, but it refers to "legislation that would create a national registry of gifts and payments to doctors by the makers of drugs and medical devices." Yet the uproar doesn't seem to be about medical devices; that was the only mention of them in the whole piece. The device industry's trade associations need to weigh in on this quickly.

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