Submitted by Eddie Barrera on Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:52
When and how should you find out if your doctor was put on probation by the California Medical Board? Sloppy medical records, inappropriate behavior with female patients and overprescribing with deadly consequences are a few of the reasons your doctor might be on probation. The Board says that its website's licensing portal is adequate, but patient-safety advocates say that a doctor should tell their patients if they are on probation.
Submitted by Carmen Balber on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 14:02
Saying the public has a right to know, Consumer Watchdog called upon Senators Mike McGuire and Jim Beall to subpoena Department of Health Care Services data on prescribing patterns of psychotropic medication by doctors to foster youth. Senator McGuire and Senator Beall are holding a joint legislative hearing today on the misuse of psychotropic medication in the foster care system.
Submitted by Eddie Barrera on Fri, 01/30/2015 - 14:02
Consumer Watchdog today called upon California State Senator Richard Pan to introduce legislation addressing the ongoing problem of drug- and alcohol-abusing physicians in California emergency rooms. Pan has announced legislation that would regulate how hospitals treat intoxicated patients.