iStock_000006476620MediumAs part of the federal transparency initiative, drug and medical device makers have released numbers paid to doctors and hospitals in 2014, according to an article from the Wall Street Journal.  “Drug and medical-device makers paid $6.49 billion to U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals during 2014, according to the federal government’s first full-year accounting of the breadth of industry financial ties with medical providers.”  For more information, please visit: