California Medical Board Fails To Penalize Doctor Warned By FDA
A doctor in California peddling his own $1,800-a-month “cure” to desperate patients is one of 73 who have received a Food and Drug Administration warning letter. But the California medical board has not taken action. In other medical personnel news: Two California hospitals make U.S. News and World Report's list of top 30 hospitals.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
FDA Warns Doctors On Problems, But State Medical Boards Take No Action
Benedict Liao is one of 73 doctors around the country with active medical licenses who got FDA warning letters over a five-year period alleging serious problems. ... The warning letters, which get scant public attention, are sent after FDA officials conduct inspections at offices, clinics and medical facilities to determine if federal rules designed to protect patients are being violated. (Fauber and Wynn, 8/16)
Los Angeles Times:
Providence St. Joseph, Adventist Health Glendale Recognized As Top Hospitals
U.S. News and World Report Tuesday announced its annual Best Hospitals Honor Roll and ranked Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank and Adventist Health Glendale in Glendale to be two of the top 30 hospitals in the state due to their high procedure performance and medical specialties. (Carpio, 8/16)