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.
A federal trial court in Florida recently issued a significant decision on the issue of unpaid trainees under the FLSA, finding that 25 former students of Wolford College were not employees when they participated in a clinical training program as part
About 1,000 patients of White Rose Surgical Associates, Ltd. received letters this week asking them to be tested for Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV after a possible contamination of local anesthesia vials, according to a statement from the practice.
Dr. Thomas Scott, president of White Rose Surgical in Spring Garden Township, said the Pennsylvania Department of Health began an investigation in December after an anonymous tip was submitted about office practices.
FAIRFAX, Va. (CN) - Doctors mocked an unconscious colonoscopy patient, joking that he has syphilis and talking about firing a gun up his rectum, says a man whose cellphone allegedly captured audio of the entire affair.
Plaintiff D.B. sued Safe Sedation LLC and Safe Sedation Management in Fairfax County Court, alleging defamation and infliction of emotional distress.
"On April 18, 2013, during a colonoscopy, plaintiff was verbally brutalized and defamed
FTC is bolstering state legislative efforts to expand nurses' scope of practice by arguing in a new paper and in letters to states that states' efforts to keep nurses from gaining a larger health care role could be viewed as anticompetitive.
The FTC's competition advocacy program, which commonly submits comments on laws and regulation that it believes impact competition, weighed in on state legislation in a recent paper
The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, representing more than 212,000 registered nurses in Pennsylvania, opposes House Bill 1603, “Administration of Anesthesia.” HB 1603 passed out of the House Professional Licensure Committee
Sacramento-based Sutter Health has agreed to pay $46 million and make changes in billing as part of a settlement of a California Department of Insurance lawsuit concerning the health system's charges for anesthesia.