Keyword: W. Carl Reichel

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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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W. Carl Reichel

The Department of Justice charged the pharmaceutical executive with fraud in November 2015, alleging that W. Carl Reichel conspired to pay kickbacks to physicians in exchange for prescribing the company’s drugs.
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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.