Doctors

The Board of Registration in Medicine polices all doctors in Massachusetts.

I-Team: Medical Malpractice Overlooked In Massachusetts?

An I-Team investigation has found that of the hundreds of doctors who settle malpractice claims, almost none are held accountable by the state board.

02/23/2012

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Many Hospitals Refuse To Go Along With Scheduled Births

A growing number of institutions are adopting hospital-wide bans against non-medical induction before 39 weeks.

02/21/2012

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Study Finds Patients Are Interested In Seeing Their Doctor’s Notes

Patients are praising a new one-year program that allows them to see their doctor’s notes, according to a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study.

12/19/2011

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Tufts Medical Center And Blue Cross/Blue Shield Strike New Deal

The three-year agreement comes after months of sometime acrimonious negotiations. At one point, the sides walked out on each other.

12/07/2011

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Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts Medical Center Could End Relationship

Negotiations have broken down over rate increases for Tufts. Blue Cross says those increases would amount to double-digits for the medical center.

11/15/2011

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Doctor Panel Wants Cholesterol Testing For 10-Year-Olds

Every child should be tested for high cholesterol by age 11 so steps can be taken to prevent heart disease later on, a panel of doctors urged Friday in new advice that is sure to be controversial.

11/11/2011

Doctors Implement New Measure To Combat Negative Reviews

By having patients fill out a Mutual Agreement to Maintain Privacy form, physicians are now able to obtain copyrights to patient reviews.

07/26/2011

Survey: Access To Primary Care Doctors Lagging In Mass.

More than half of all primary care physicians in Massachusetts are no longer accepting new patients, according to a new survey on patient health care access.

05/08/2011

Rhode Island Targets Doctors With Bad Penmanship

Some Rhode Island lawmakers are looking to outlaw illegible writing by physicians.

03/19/2011

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Keller @ Large: Speed-Dating For A Doctor

Doctors taking on new patients are increasingly harder to find. WBZ’s Jon Keller reports.

12/08/2010

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