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Research group probes drug rep registration compliance

Miami Herald, June 5, 2009

In light of a federal proposal to shine light on hidden payments to doctors, a Boston-based research group says South Florida medical sales reps are doing a "crummy" job of complying with a county regulation regarding their relationship with Miami-based Jackson Memorial Hospital. The sales reps—and anyone else attempting to sell to the Jackson system—are required to register as lobbyists and detail how much they spend on Jackson employees.