Thursday, July 30, 2009
This is the second consultant for medical device company, Medtronic, who failed to disclose that he was on the company's payroll. Whether or not Medtronic told the doctor to keep his compensation secret, it looks bad for the company. One would expect that Medtronic would urge its physician consultants to be transparent. Instead the company has been put in the position of trying to catch up after the fact.