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I am a profesional licensing and health care lawyer. I represent the people and organizations who are responsible for patient care. I write about issues pertinent to patients, clinicians and medical staff such as the treatment of pain and what constitues unlawful or questionable prescribing or... Full Bio
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An Overview of the Physician Peer Review Process and the Importance of Legal Counsel

  A hospital peer review has the potential to seriously disrupt a physician’s medical practice, often bringing with it a cascade of legal...

Texas Department of Insurance-Division of Worker's Compensation Increases Oversight and Enforcement Actions Against Designated D

  For the past several years the Texas Department of Insurance-Division of Worker's Compensation (TDI-DWC) has steadily increased the number...

Foreign Medical Graduates and the H-1B Visa: A Better Choice

  A foreign physician coming to this country to pursue his residency is often faced with two visa options. He is typically required to...

The National Resident Matching Program and Common Problems to Avoid

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is the non-profit, non-governmental organization that facilitates the annual “match” between...

TPAPN shifts to three-year program for LVN/RN's and five-year program for APN/CRNA's

Starting September 1st, 2013, the Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN) will significantly increase the length of their standard...
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