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MDVIP Becomes First Concierge Medicine Practice to Lose Medical Malpractice Case

February 13, 2015 – 12:40 AM |

MDVIP, the nation’s largest concierge medicine  practice, has seen meteoric growth since it was founded fifteen years ago promising “exceptional care” and quick access to …

Doctors and Cancer Patients Sue California for Right to Die

February 13, 2015 – 12:38 AM |

A group of cancer patients filed a lawsuit Wednesday in California seeking to overturn a law that prosecutes physicians who prescribe end-of-life medication to mentally …

Anti-Vaccine Doctor’s Advice to Concerned Parents: “Unfortunately, People Die” (VIDEO)

February 6, 2015 – 4:18 PM | One Comment
Dr. Jack Wolfson vaccine

An anti-vaccine family goes to Disneyland. They get the measles, go to a clinic in Arizona and infect a clinic employee who proceeds to expose …

Medicare Physicians Must Be Aware of Overpayments and the False Claims Act

February 3, 2015 – 12:12 PM |

By Franklin J. Rooks Jr.
Medical providers who participate with Medicare should be aware of the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and the potential consequences for …

Malpractice Reforms Offer More Open Process in Massachusetts

January 23, 2015 – 3:12 PM |
Medical Law

When a woman had gall bladder surgery at a Massachusetts hospital in 2013, doctors noticed something suspicious on a CT scan that they thought could …

Defensive Medicine Common Among Surgeons, Radiologists

January 16, 2015 – 11:10 AM |

FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Defensive medicine is commonly practiced among surgeons and radiologists in Austria, according to a study published online Jan. …