Access to disciplined doc file restored with conditions

November 2011
Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p4
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The article announces the reposting by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the public-use file of its National Practitioner Data Bank with conditions. Details on disciplinary actions against physicians are included in the data bank's public-use file, as well as reports on malpractice trends. On September 1, 2011, the file was removed from the website after a reporter determine the identity of a doctor by comparing data with court records.


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