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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
Physician burnout could hurt patients too
The editors of Anesthesiology published two studies on medical-staff burnout on Tuesday, and the resulting potential...
Web Exclusive: MHA Bans Hiring of Tobacco Users
The Massachusetts Hospital Association, representing more than 100 hospitals, says it will no longer hire smokers as of...
Web Exclusive: IRS Nabs NC Physician for Tax Scam
A North Carolina family doctor has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $600,000 in...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Responsible for Physicians' Bad Behavior
If a physician is in hot water, so is the related hospital, even when the physician is not a direct employee. Medical...
Web Exclusive: Florida docs slam American Medical Association in letter
A Florida physicians group sent a blistering letter to the American Medical Association on Tuesday to share its...
California Medical Board admits allowing troubled doctor to monitor another
The California Medical Board put a doctor with a flawed disciplinary history in charge of monitoring another troubled...
California Bill Guides Hospitals in Reporting Impaired Practitioners
Hospitals will have a clear process for reporting physicians struggling with a substance abuse or mental health...
A doctor's downfall, and a profession's struggle with addiction
This article in The New Republic tells the story of a best-in-class anesthesiologist who became addicted to the drugs...
Continuing Education: Medical Staff Briefing
This monthly resource acts as a support system by providing time-saving tools, expert advice, and analyses to help you...
Book: A Practical Guide to Managing Disruptive and Impaired Physicians, Second Edition
Don’t let disruptive physician behavior and impairment negatively affect your hospital’s operations or put your...