October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/10/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 41, p20
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The article offers news briefs on healthcare in the west of the U.S. A lawsuit was filed by the Washington state chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians against the Washington State Health Care Authority. Doctor Richard Lopez Jr., a transplant surgeon accused of participating in misallocating a donated liver in 2003 was acquitted by a jury in Los Angeles, California. A physician-alliance was formed by the Southern California branch of Providence Health & Services.


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