Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reflections on Disclosure Policies….

I recently gave a presentation for a large hospital system, and whenever I give a speech I am always happy to customize my talk for the host.  Well, this hospital wanted me to incorporate their disclosure policy into my presentation, and … Continue reading

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More on reforming the National Practitioner Data Bank in light of Disclosure Movement

Our recent post on reforming the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) has created a lot of discussion, including on LinkedIn.   Immediately below is my response to that discussion, and the link for the entire discussion: “Thanks to everyone for great … Continue reading

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Update & Thoughts on Reforming National Practitioner Data Bank

Last Spring (2012) Sorry Works! launched a campaign to kick start a discussion on reforming the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and state licensure boards.  In short, we argued (and still argue) that the NPDB and state licensure boards need … Continue reading

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Taped Interview of Leaders of Massachusetts’ Disclosure Program

The leaders of the Massachusetts’ Disclosure Progam — Dr. Alan Woodward and Dr. Kenneth Sands —- were interviewed over the weekend on Pat Rullo’s show.  To hear a tape recording of the show, click here.   This is a great chance … Continue reading

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Purchasing/Selling Physician Practices and Disclosure….

Lots of docs are selling their practices today…and who can blame them?  These men and women are mostly trained as scientists, not small business people.  They want to treat patients and families, not hire staff, chase insurance companies for money, and … Continue reading

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