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The average time for the Arizona medical board to review an application and issue a license soared to 61 days this year, leaving a backlog of hundreds of doctors, the Arizona Republic television news channel reported March 14.
The lag is due to stricter credential checks which the board adopted following an “Arizona ombudsman-Citizens’ Aide” report in October 2013, which found that license applications were not being fully vetted.
That report led to the firing of then-Executive Director Lisa Wynn.
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