Friday, November 02, 2007

Holy Cow!

Pharmalot shows how much money some orthopedists got from the medical device industry:
Zimmer notched 21 payments greater than $1 million and DePuy made the biggest - more than $6.7 million to $6.75 million to Thomas Thornhill, who chairs the department of orthopedic surgery at Brigham and Women’s hospital in Boston.
It's more than I ever imagined.

He adds links to the companies' disclosures as well.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Most of these large payments are not "consulting" agreements, but royalty payments for intellectual property for the design of implants. Apples and oranges.