Disturbing Trend toward articles in the media blasting physicians for payments from industry

With the Boston Business Journal publishing a four page spread on payments to physicians – using exclusively Open Payments data – it seemed the right time to point out this trend from across the country. If this has not yet come to your area, it will. The headlines and links (with articles below): Massachusetts: Behind… Continue reading Disturbing Trend toward articles in the media blasting physicians for payments from industry

Home to 2,106 physicians? According to the Open Payments web site it is.

With a shuffled Rubik‚Äôs Cube of physician locations, Open Payments has incorrectly jumbled the addresses of tens of thousands of doctors. Massachusetts General Hospital administrators regularly look at Open Payments data on July 1, just after information is reported for the prior year by CMS on its Open Payments web site. But this year, MGH… Continue reading Home to 2,106 physicians? According to the Open Payments web site it is.