White Coats, Dark Secrets: Dangerous Doctors

Number 16564
Subject Doctors
Source Courant (Hartford, Conn.)
State CT
Year 2000
Publication Date April 30, May 1, 2000
Summary This series investigates several doctors who, despite multiple malpractice suits and disciplinary action, continue to practice medicine. McIntire and Dolan examine the arguments for and against making the National Practitioner Data Bank, a list of disciplinary actions against doctors, open to the public. The reporters write about several patients who have been permanently damaged or killed in the care of doctor's whose names are in that database.
Pages 55
Keywords malpractice;doctors;National Practitioner Data Bank;medicine;malpractice suits;CAR
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