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The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who will deliver an East Room address on healthcare this afternoon, maintains that his final push for legislation offering insurance to the uninsured and better coverage for the insured contains "the best ideas''...
Tags: Barack Obama, Elections, White House, Corruption, Fraud
A Baltimore grand jury indicted a city councilwoman and a developer with close ties to Mayor Sheila Dixon yesterday on bribery charges related to tax breaks for luxury buildings under construction on the city waterfront. The indictments of Councilwoman...
Tags: Misdemeanors, Government, Prisons, Bribery, Harbor
Kim is an award-winning Investigative and General Assignment Reporter for Fox59. She's covered stories from the ousting of legendary IU Men's Basketball Coach Bobby Knight to the hunt for high flying Indiana money manager Marcus Schrenker who crashed...
Tags: Witnesses, Fraud, Florida, Weather Reports, Corporate Crime
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAn official Los Angeles County assessment has acknowledged for the first time that a woman who died shortly after writhing in pain for nearly an hour on the waiting room floor of Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Medical Center could have been saved if she...
Sun reporterLast of three parts Lawyers who sue Maryland's elite hospitals for alleged medical mistakes often don't target the physicians involved, a practice that expedites such cases but can shield doctors from government regulators and the public. The practice...
Tags: Medical Research, Radiology, Trials, Arts, Family
The Sun's investigation is based on thousands of pages of records, as well as dozens of interviews with doctors, lawyers, patients, lawmakers and regulatory experts. Reporter Fred Schulte identified doctors with the most malpractice claims from 1995 to...
The Hartford CourantDr. Efraim Gomez-Zapata advertised himself as a pioneer in laser liposuction in the Hispanic community — at a discount rate, no less. But state health officials say the Stamford doctor's cut-rate surgeries came at a steep price. Twice in two...
The Maryland Board of Physicians' Web site is the official source of information about doctors but includes very little about their malpractice claims histories. To find that information, consumers must go elsewhere. All malpractice claims are filed with...
Florida's nursing-home crisis is about money. All kinds of money. It's about insurance premiums that have increased tenfold in one year. It's about Medicaid, the primary financier of Florida's long-term care system, that today covers only 88 cents of...
Tags: Homes, Fraud, Tallahassee (Leon, Florida), Iowa, Long Term Care
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticYears in the making, written and coaxed to the screen by Space Coast radiologist and sometime-comedy writer Dr. Doug Gordon, Robodoc has Central Florida fingerprints all over it. It was filmed and largely financed here. But as much as I'd like to sing...
Sun StaffPeggy Dowdy wasn't sure whether to trust the place. Maryland General Hospital workers had sent out hundreds of HIV and hepatitis test results that they knew might be wrong. As she met in April with her new doctor in a hospital office building, last year's...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Fraud, Infants, HIV, Addiction
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMinutes after routine surgery for acute appendicitis in October 2003, Staff Sgt. Dean Witt, 25, was being moved to a recovery room at a Northern California military hospital when he gasped and stopped breathing. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
Tags: Local Government, Procedural Sedation, New York, Texas, Trials
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