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Partners curbs doctors' drug industry ties

New limits end gifts, free meals, paid talks

By Liz Kowalczyk
Globe Staff / April 10, 2009

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Doctors at Partners HealthCare may no longer accept gifts and meals from drug and device firms, or travel the country as paid members of company "speakers bureaus," as the state's largest hospital and physician network adopts tougher restrictions to counter industry's influence over the drugs and treatments physicians prescribe. (Full article: 1126 words)

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