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Two percent of New York state doctors on watch list

New York Times, May 8, 2008

More than 2% of all doctors practicing in New York state in 2007 landed on the state medical board's watch list due to problems such as substance abuse, mental health concerns or their professional conduct. The data, released by the Federation of State Medical Boards, shows that the percentage of doctors being monitored in New York was twice the national average and seventh highest among all states.