- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board upheld in denying practice exclusivity to licensees based on FTC v. North Carolina Dental Examiners
- Physician seeking exam exemption from national specialty certifying body must bring suit in Texas, where certifier is located
- Discipline of agent who defrauded clients & skipped hearing upheld
- Discipline of licensee for showing patient records to wife upheld
- Board must hear MD’s appeal of order to submit to three-day impairment evaluation
More than half of U.S. adults appear to be unaware that state medical boards are in charge of licensing and regulating doctors, according to results of a State Medical Boards Awareness Study conducted by The Harris Poll and released in May.
The survey respondents were more than 2,000 adults who had previously been recruited to participate in surveys. Only 27% knew how to determine whether their physician had been disciplined for misconduct and 51% were unaware of state medical boards' role.
However, the survey . . .
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