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National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook Explained in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An entry in the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) can end a doctor's career permanently. It is critical for doctors to understand how this works, and ... read more

Most Malpractice Claims Attributed to Few Physicians

Just 1% of physicians accrued a third of all paid malpractice claims over the course of a decade, according to a study published in the January 28 issue of the New England Journal of ... claims in the ... read more

Medical malpractice suits: Only 1 in 5 pay

The study was published online Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine. The research team turned to one of the nation's largest national malpractice insurers, analyzing data for about 41,000 ... read more

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Doctors perform thousands of unnecessary surgeries

according to a USA TODAY analysis of the U.S. government's National Practitioner Data Bank public use file, which tracks the suits. About half the doctors' payments involved allegations of serious ... read more

Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims

The distribution of malpractice claims among physicians is not well understood. If claim-prone physicians account for a substantial share of all claims, the ability to reliably identify them at an ... read more

Opioid 'contracts' humiliate some patients with chronic pain, and may not make them safer

According to the National Practitioner Data Bank, adverse actions by the Drug Enforcement ... at a college level. The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends all patient materials be written ... read more

Small number of doctors behind big share of malpractice claims

The findings are published in the Jan. 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Studdert said there's never been a national study of how malpractice claims are distributed among physicians ... ... read more

Tulsa orthopedic surgeon sues four other doctors, claiming defamation

A Tulsa orthopedic surgeon has sued four other surgeons, alleging they conspired with the ... settled six of them and did not report them to the board or the National Practitioners Data Bank. Anagnost ... read more

Lohud surgeons rated; public records flawed

The Journal News used that database to identify local surgeons ... American Spine Society, said the new statistic should be viewed by physicians and hospitals as another tool to improve care, ... read more

‘Dr. Death’: Inside ‘Dirty John’ Follow Up

Baylor Plano also never reported Duntsch to the Texas Medical Board or the National Practitioner Data Bank. According to Beil ... for hospitals after invasive cardiologists and orthopedic surgeons. ... read more

Malpractice Premiums Drop for 6th Straight Year

Judging by 3 representative specialties, physicians in 2013 are once again experiencing relief on malpractice insurance premiums. Collective rates for obstetrician-gynecologists, internists, and ... read more

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