Tag Archives: Prescribing

Burnout Leads to Doctors Prescribing the Wrong Medication in Maryland and Throughout the Nation

When a doctor, nurse or any other medical professional is negligent, the results can be devastating. If you have been injured or someone you know has died due to medical malpractice, you need the help of a seasoned Baltimore medical … Continue reading

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ALERT: Florida Board of Medicine Issues New Requirements for Prescribing Controlled Substances

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On June 4, 2018, the Florida Board of Medicine announced upcoming changes and new requirements for healthcare providers prescribing controlled substances. House Bill … Continue reading

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After Losing At Trial, Mississippi Physician Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Role in Prescribing Allegedly Medically Unnecessary Compounded Medications to Patients and for Falsifying Patient Records to Make it Appear He Had Examined Them Before Prescribing

Physicians who consider "telemedicine" or writing prescriptions to patients they have not physically seen or any other unusual arrangement for seeing patients and prescribing medications or supplies should consider a recent case. In this case, a 78 year old Mississippi physician, … Continue reading

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Mandatory Use of CURES for California Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Vets, and Other Health Care Providers Prescribing Schedules II, III and IV Starts October 2, 2018

The Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) was certified for statewide use by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on April 2, 2018. Therefore, the mandate to consult CURES prior to prescribing, ordering, administering, or furnishing a Schedule II–IV … Continue reading

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Mandatory Use of CURES for California Physicians Prescribing Schedules II, III and IV Starts October 2, 2018

The Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) was certified for statewide use by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on April 2, 2018. Therefore, the mandate to consult CURES prior to prescribing, ordering, administering, or furnishing a Schedule II–IV … Continue reading

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