Healthcare News & Insights

Florida’s tough moves help shut down ‘pill mills’

The state known not-so-affectionately as the Oxy Express is making headway in shutting down clinics that seem to exist to hand out questionable prescriptions.

Report: Most docs’ misdeeds go unpunished by state med boards

More than half of doctors who were sanctioned by their own hospitals weren’t penalized in any way by their state medical boards.

Nurse steals patient’s meds, tells him to ‘Man up’

People can have strange reactions when given Fentanyl — which is why nurses shouldn’t shoot up with the drug while assisting a surgery.

68 deaths later, doc on trial for writing bad prescriptions

Most doctors would re-examine their protocols for writing prescriptions after a few dozen patients overdosed. Not Dr. Stephen Schneider.