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Massachusetts doctors face fewer sanctions
The number of serious disciplinary actions taken against Massachusetts doctors fell by almost half over four years...
Los Angeles County considers hiring a permanent watchdog for troubled hospitals
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering instituting a permanent, independent investigator to keep...
Troubled drug program for California doctors shuts down
California’s drug and alcohol diversion program for doctors has quietly ceased operation after 27 years. The...
Two percent of New York state doctors on watch list
More than 2% of all doctors practicing in New York state in 2007 landed on the state medical board's watch list due to...
Fewer boards discipline doctors
The number and rate of serious disciplinary actions against physicians has decreased for the third consecutive year...
Florida doctor oversight rapped
Ratings from consumer group Public Citizen showed the Florida Board of Medicine disciplined doctors slightly more often...
California disciplined fewer doctors in 2007
The new report from nonprofit consumer advocacy group Public Citizen ranks California 36th in the nation in...
Amid calls for shake-up, Kansas medical regulators to meet
The Kansas Board of Healing Arts will decide in a special meeting how to respond to legislators' requests that it...
New Ob/Gyn guidelines stir ethics, legal debate
The Bush administration says that new guidelines requiring physicians to make referrals for abortions or other...
Rehab program for doctors won’t survive in California
Doctors who abuse alcohol or drugs should no longer be allowed to enroll in a confidential, state-monitored...