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Malpractice Fears Lead Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests

March 25, 2015 – 9:13 AM |
medical malpractice

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Reporter
(HealthDay News) — Nearly all emergency room doctors surveyed order pricey MRIs or CT scans their patients may not need, mainly because they …

How Can Concierge Doctors Protect Themselves Against Demanding Patients?

March 9, 2015 – 2:19 PM |
Medical Law

Concierge medicine and medical malpractice:  the two phrases don’t even seem to belong together in the same sentence.
Concierge medicine — the “refuge” of private practice …

MDVIP Becomes First Concierge Medicine Practice to Lose Medical Malpractice Case

February 13, 2015 – 12:40 AM |
law

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 |
CA

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 |
Medicare

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 …