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[IP] Re: "Next Available Representative"

another possible factor might simply be a doctor's (or his/her office 
staff, CDE, etc)'s familiarity with a specific pump/CGM/meter

I can see a doc that is very knowledgeable abt a brand of two not being 
excited (being reluctant) about having to learn a new one, obtain and 
learn about the new software, etc, since  so many of them are already 
overbooked, over paper/logging etc for insurance, Medicare, etc......
IMO, it would take a dedicated (pushy) patient to 'encourage' the doc to 
take on the new adventure : )

just a thought

On 1/23/2014 8:58 PM, Liliana Wells wrote:
> I think doctors in general get rebates/gifts/bonuses or whatever for
> prescribing certain machines or drugs.  I had one doctor, an eye surgeon,
> admit that he likes the perks he gets from the pharmaceutical companies and
> that's why our health system is so expensive.  I have been too shy to ask
> any of the other doctors I have had.
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