Keyword: Bill Facteau

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Impact of the Yates memo

Perhaps the biggest healthcare fraud enforcement initiative of 2015 was the release of the Yates memo, which called for more individual accountability in both civil and criminal white-collar cases.
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Bill Facteau

Facteau was charged in April 2105,  alongside Patrick Fabian, Acclarent’s former VP of sales, with felony adulteration and misbranding of a sinus surgery device marketed by Acclarent. Other charges brought down by the Department of Justice included wire fraud and conspiracy.
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Special report: 11 notorious healthcare leaders in 2016

As the people at the top of healthcare organizations, executives are expected to be a positive example for employees and inspire staff to work up to their full potential. Easier said than done for some, as there are execs at hospitals and health systems, health insurance companies, medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies who tarnish their reputation and standing within the community. We've rounded the misdeeds and misadventures of 11 healthcare leaders in this special report.