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Health Reporters Unite! How One Doctor's Complaint Turned a Public Database Private

By Justin Silverman Kansas City Star reporter Alan Bavley had a hunch. After years of investigating the health care industry, Bavley began to suspect that state medical boards did not adequately discipline doctors who committed malpractice. Physicians battling substance abuse, … Continue reading

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Federal Physician Medical Malpractice Database Taken Down

Our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers have consistently reported on the new bill signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn that requires a public information database on doctor histories to be put back online. The database was available for a short … Continue reading

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Database of Dangerous Doctors Gets Yanked from Public Eye

The Obama administration's decision to remove from the Web a database of physician discipline and malpractice activity shows how far this country is from giving the public ready access to information on who the most dangerous doctors are. The National … Continue reading

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Database dénouement

Anyone working in intellectual property law is familiar with the questions surrounding agreements to create, maintain and use customized databases. Yes, the client owns the data; yes, the database specialist designs and services it; yes there's some boilerplate about intellectual … Continue reading

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State poised to restrict use of E-Verify database

Bernice Yeung on California Watch writes that California is poised to nullify immigration enforcement ordinances in about a half dozen California cities by restricting the use of E-Verify, the U.S. government's database that can be used to check the immigration… … Continue reading

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