Man posed as ED doctor, used lost badge, police say

July 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2008, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p82
The article reports that police in Atlanta, Georgia have arrested a man posing as an emergency department (ED) physician in a children's hospital.


Related Articles

  • Some docs disgruntled over on-call pay. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;01/11/99, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p6 

    Warns that some hospital emergency rooms could face a shortage of on-call physicians because of a dispute over pay. Markets in which the problem is most serious; Percentage of hospital administrators that said problems are very serious; When physicians lose money.

  • DOCTOR BROADWAY. Kobler, John // Saturday Evening Post;9/21/1946, Vol. 219 Issue 12, p22 

    The article focuses on the career of Harry A. Coveler as the only doctor to hold the title of Broadway, New York City's house physician for 20 years. Accordingly, Coveler spends 24 hours a day serving the afflicted performers, assistants and theatergoers. Due to his extraordinary service, his...

  • Call waiting. Hunt, Linda Boone // Modern Physician;Sep2001, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p2 

    Examines the factors which contributed to the decline in the number of physician specialists who are willing to serve at hospital emergency departments in the United States. Accountability of physicians under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1986; Family and lifestyle...

  • Preparing emergency physicians for the future. Ducharme, James // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/10/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p1548 

    Discusses the future of emergency medicine. Impact of budget constraints on emergency medicine; Effect of bed shortages on emergency physicians; Reason why the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada program was lengthened by a year.

  • Emergency medicine practice and training in Canada. Steiner, Ivan P. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/10/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 12, p1549 

    Discusses the emergency medicine practice and training in Canada. Rate of full-time-equivalent positions filled by emergency medicine physicians in acute care hospitals in the U.S.; Comparison between the emergency medicine training programs in Canada and in the U.S.; Aim of family physicians...

  • Is it real? Grate Jr., Isaac; Peter, Tina // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Jan2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p33 

    The article presents a case of an injured man found lying in a ditch at the side of the road, which is presented for a diagnostic challenge for emergency physician. The patient claimed being assaulted and his mechanism of injury was uncertain, and complained of pain all over, including his neck....

  • Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue. Sokolosky, Mitchell C.; Best, Randall // ED Legal Letter;Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6 

    The article discusses the physical and mental consequences of sleep deprivation and fatigue among practicing and emergency physicians. Sleep deprivation and fatigue is said to affect performance and may result in unintentional medical errors that may have legal consequences. It also suggests...

  • Reviewer agreement trends from four years of electronic submissions of conference abstract. Rowe, Brian H.; Strome, Trevor L.; Spooner, Carol; Blitz, Sandra; Grafstein, Eric; Worster, Andrew // BMC Medical Research Methodology;2006, Vol. 6, p14 

    Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the inter-rater agreement between reviewers on the quality of abstract submissions to an annual national scientific meeting (Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians; CAEP) to identify factors associated with low agreement. Methods: All...

  • CALENDAR.  // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Nov2006, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p444 

    The article presents a calendar of events in the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) for 2007 in the U.S. The Toxicology Roadshow will be held on December 1. A new CAEP Roadshow will be held on June 2. The CAEP 2007 Canary in the Coalmine conference will be held at British...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics