The Nurse Will See You Now: Expanded Authority Proposal Gets Moving In Legislature
A plan to expand the powers of advanced registered nurses hasn’t yet caught on in the legislature, but eased out of a House Health panel Wednesday. The fate of bill remains cloudy, but its sponsor says even if it fails this year—the
Two websites present very different pictures of Physician anesthesiologist Dr. Barry Friedberg.
DrBarryFriedberg.com touts that he has been a board-certified Physician anesthesiologist for more than three decades, the author of Getting Over Going Under: 5 Things you Must Know before Anesthesia and the creator of something known as The Friedberg Method of Goldilocks Anesthesia.
Supreme Court ruling carries implications for regulatory boards
State professional regulatory boards may seek out more state supervision or even change their membership makeup because of a U.S. Supreme Court decision Wednesday against a North Carolina dental board accused of illegally suppressing competition.
“The decision … is quite significant,” said Jeffrey Brennan, a partner in the antitrust practice at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington and a former head of the Federal Trade Commission's healthcare division. “It impacts a lot of state boards across the country.”
Anesthesiologist gets two-year sentence in phony-billing scheme
A Buffalo-area anesthesiologist, convicted last year of filing a false tax return and mail-fraud charges linked to a scheme to bilk University of Rochester Medical Center hospitals out $1.5 million, on Wednesday drew a two-year sentence.
Joan Rivers, the comic known for her sassy wit and raspy voice, had been complaining of more than the usual hoarseness. Now Ms. Rivers was on the operating table at an Upper East Side clinic and her private doctor, Gwen Korovin, wanted to send a small instrument into her windpipe to take a second look at her
A Red Hook man facing felony charges for allegedly choking an acquaintance and forcing her to swallow a Plan B, or “morning after,” pill that could cause an abortion is a licensed anesthesiologist who works out of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s three hospitals and Northern Dutchess Hospital, according to a manager at the Cross River Anesthesia
A nurse anesthetist is suing Springfield Hospital in federal court for allegedly violating Vermont’s whistleblower protection act.
From 2007 to 2012, Stephen Green, CRNA, alleges that he witnessed and reported numerous counts of medical malpractice in the anesthesiology department at Springfield Hospital. Green is arguing in U.S. District Court that the hospital retaliated
The state Board of Osteopathic Medicine unanimously approved a summary suspension of Roland Chalifoux’s license after the Marshall County neurosurgeon was accused of reusing syringes on multiple patients.
In the wake of Friday morning’s vote, Chalifoux has the
A hospital in Florida is violating a woman's right to make sound medical decisions regarding herself and her unborn child after trying to force her to have a C-section she did not want to have or risk being reported to Child Protective Services.
Dr. Eric J. Smith has taken a voluntary leave from his anesthesiology practice contracted by Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue after federal investigators served him with a warrant connected to allegations of money laundering and promoting prostitution.