- Court vacates board’s unexplained denial of reciprocal license for military spouse
- Board appeals malpractice ruling that undermined its 2016 revocation of doctor’s license—and wins
- Revocation and $430,000 in fines and legal costs upheld for “massive” fraud by doctor
- Federal court allows suit over lifetime monitoring of licensee with psychiatric condition to proceed
- Court overturns revocation for 2007 child sexual assault conviction
When it comes to preventing physicians who are under investigation for sexual misconduct from further infractions, having a chaperone in the room with them is not an effective deterrent, an Australian study has found. As a result, the Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency will no longer use chaperones, and will instead simply suspend suspected doctors or limit their patients by gender.
Full story by Alan Judd via AJC.com