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ID:

375

Date:

2004-12-07

Headline:

One doctor's long trail of dangerous mistakes

Reporter's name:

Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Los Angeles Times

City:

Los Angeles, CA

Summary:

The Los Angeles Times used FOIA to obtain documents from the Department of Veterans Affairs that revealed a pathologist at a Los Angeles hospital had made glaring errors in previous positions in other states, yet continued to find work - and defenders - at hospitals and state boards.

Keywords:

pathology, pathologist, Los Angeles, hospital, board, HCFA, medical examiners

URL:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/state/la-me-kdday3dec07,0,3771466,full.story


Agencies:

VA

States:

CA

Categories:

health care
public health


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