Keyword: National Practitioner Data Bank
The system to screen and credential doctors can miss sexual assault allegations made against a physician.
For years, the VA has signed secret settlement deals with clinicians and healthcare workers at more than 100 facilities in 42 states to cover up serious mistakes, including dangerous medical errors, according to a new report.
Kaiser Health News looks at what healthcare might look like under President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Tom Price for secretary of Health and Human Services. “Instead of having a secretary for the people, you have a secretary for the medical profession,” Max Mehlman, a law professor at Case Western University, who specializes in medical malpractice, told the publication.
Public Citizen filed a lawsuit this week to close a loophole in the National Practitioner Data Bank reporting system.