Department of Justice Investigation of Orthopaedic Industry

Healy, William L.; Peterson, Richard N.
July 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 7, p1791
Academic Journal
The article presents a review of the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation into the financial relationships between orthopaedic companies and orthopaedic surgeons. It also describes the response of multiple stakeholders and assesses the impact of the investigation on orthopaedic companies, orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic patients. The investigation was conducted following the allegation by Attorney Christopher J. Christie regarding improper financial inducements.


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