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  • November 22, 2017

    Diagnostics Center Can't Get Review In Misread Scan Case

    A cancer diagnostics center can’t appeal an Indiana federal court’s refusal to grant it a quick win in a suit over a misread CT scan that allegedly led a woman’s cancer to go long undiagnosed, the court ruled Tuesday.

  • November 22, 2017

    Gymnastics Doctor Cops To Abuse Of Young Athletes

    Larry Nassar, the sports doctor accused of sexual abuse by hundreds of Olympic, college and younger gymnasts, pled guilty Wednesday in Michigan court to felony criminal sexual conduct after years of alleged sexual abuse of young female athletes.

  • November 22, 2017

    Hospital Was Right To Disclose Probe Of Doc, NJ Panel Says

    The New Jersey Appellate Division on Wednesday declined to revive a cardiologist’s lawsuit over her former employer’s report to state medical regulators and other hospitals that she resigned while under review for allegedly performing unnecessary procedures, ruling that the hospital was just obeying the law.

  • November 22, 2017

    Pa. Justices Affirm $2M Verdict Against Nursing Home

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed part of a $2 million jury verdict against the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, concluding a lower court properly determined that claims brought by the family of a woman who suffered bedsores and other ailments before her death were brought within the statute of limitations.

  • November 22, 2017

    Texas Panel Says Doc Must Obey Med Board Subpoena

    A Texas appeals court recently affirmed a lower court's order that a doctor under investigation by the Texas Medical Board for his and his staff's treatment of patients must comply with a subpoena request from the agency for medical and billing records for three patients.

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