Hollywood takes a peek inside the drama of GPOs

May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/9/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p36
Trade Publication
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.


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