A prominent South Florida eye doctor once accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey received a 17-year sentence Thursday for stealing $73 million from Medicare by persuading elderly patients to undergo excruciating tests and treatments they didn't...
A working paper from George Mason University argues the provider workforce needs to modernize medical school education, welcome foreign-trained physicians, hire more nonphysicians, and embrace emerging technology.
Former prosecutor and defense lawyer Patrick W. Peters died of cyptrococcal meningitis because a physician at Lee’s Summit Medical Center failed to diagnose the illness, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by his widow, who is also a lawyer.
State Medical Executive Eden Wells threatened to withhold funding from a group investigating the 2014-15 Legionnaires’ outbreak in the Flint area and attempted to intimidate members and disparage their work, a health researcher testified Tuesday.
Inside a bright operating room, Dr. Christina Jenkins gripped her surgical clamp, ready to remove a skin graft. With her was a scrub tech, an anesthesiologist, and, across the operating table, the attending physician — a veteran trauma and burn surgeon.