Medical-device companies like Medtronic have been under fire lately for their megabucks deals with doctors who can influence purchases of medical products. So what happens to doctors who complain about these types of relationships? Those who, in effect, are whistle-blowers? One doctor got fired, according to a lawsuit filed in state court in Massachusetts by David Gossman, an interventional cardiologist formerly on staff at the prestigious Lahey Clinic hospitals in the Boston area.
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