TITLE

Hollywood takes a peek inside the drama of GPOs

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/9/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to the healthcare industry in the U.S. The movie "Puncture" tells the story of antitrust lawsuit that was filed against Tyco Healthcare(now Covidien), Becton, Dickinson and Co., and group purchasing organizations Premier and Novation in 2001. A lawsuit was filed by Retractable Technologies against Tyco Healthcare, BD, Premier and Novation, alleging that the companies restricted it from breaking into the safety syringe market.
ACCESSION #
60630799

 

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