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An epic case of medical fraud – and the agent who cracked it - Christian Science Monitor

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-06-21 14:18

An epic case of medical fraud – and the agent who cracked it
Christian Science Monitor
“They could be a photocopy of each other.” It suggested the psychiatrist was offering little, if any, individual attention to his patients. There was more. Mendez-Villamil's patients never seemed to improve. “The way mental health works, you have peaks ...

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Mental health leader once backed Medicaid privatization, now says it's forcing staff cuts - DesMoinesRegister.com

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-06-21 09:55

DesMoinesRegister.com

Mental health leader once backed Medicaid privatization, now says it's forcing staff cuts
DesMoinesRegister.com
The leader of a large Iowa mental health agency, who once defended the state's shift to private Medicaid management, now says the new system is forcing his company to cut all of its workers' pay and lay off about 25 of them. Optimae ... "Audits ...

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Woman accused of stealing £20000 from friend with Alzheimers - Devon Live

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-06-21 00:14

Devon Live

Woman accused of stealing £20000 from friend with Alzheimers
Devon Live
... her money because of her declining mental health and a Plymouth City Council official took control of her finances. Delicata, of Melville Terrace Lane, Ford, is on trial after she denied fraud by abuse of position between November 2011 and January ...

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Care home boss Lisa Thomas stole, gave wrong medicine and wrongly refused to try to revive patient - Cornwall Live

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-06-20 08:21

Cornwall Live

Care home boss Lisa Thomas stole, gave wrong medicine and wrongly refused to try to revive patient
Cornwall Live
Lisa Thomas, 42, of Landreath Place in St Blazey, appeared at Truro Crown Court today to be sentenced after pleading guilty to seven counts of fraud, one count of willful neglect, and one count of inappropriately administering a medicinal product ...

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Maine man says Bath Iron Works fired him because he coached kids ... - WGME

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-06-19 06:43

WGME

Maine man says Bath Iron Works fired him because he coached kids ...
WGME
BATH, Maine (BDN) -- It's a common story in Bath: For five generations, members of the Bennett family graduated from Morse High School, then marched down ...

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Atrovent causing heart disease - Kaumudi Online

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-06-19 02:01

Kaumudi Online

Atrovent causing heart disease
Kaumudi Online
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Maine man says Bath Iron Works fired him because he coached kids while on medical leave - Bangor Daily News

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-06-19 00:51

Bangor Daily News

Maine man says Bath Iron Works fired him because he coached kids while on medical leave
Bangor Daily News
But in 2016, Brian Bennett was suspended, and later fired, from BIW, which accused him of fraud and “job abandonment” after a medical leave for treatment of bipolar disorder. After months of ... During that leave, Bennett's psychiatrist, Dr. Michael ...

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Delta passenger's mauling puts focus on rules for 'support animals' - Houston Chronicle

Psychiatry - Sun, 2017-06-18 17:41

Houston Chronicle

Delta passenger's mauling puts focus on rules for 'support animals'
Houston Chronicle
In the case of support animals, they are only allowed to require a letter from a licensed mental health professional asserting a need. Websites like therapypet.org offer such a letter after a "chat" with one of their ... While psychiatric service ...

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Beacon Hill Roll Call - June 16, 2017 - CapeNews.net

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-06-16 18:01

Beacon Hill Roll Call - June 16, 2017
CapeNews.net
Ban Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy (H 1190)—The Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities heard testimony on legislation that would prohibit psychiatrists and other mental health professionals from providing conversion ...

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TGIF: 22 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media - Rhode Island Public Radio

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-06-16 17:50

Rhode Island Public Radio

TGIF: 22 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media
Rhode Island Public Radio
... and Republicans alike -- have called for the creation of an inspector general's office in Rhode Island. By rooting out fraud and waste, they say, the office would more than pay for itself. ... She has the support of several prominent groups ...

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Term Sheet — Friday, June 16 - Fortune

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-06-16 08:00

Fortune

Term Sheet — Friday, June 16
Fortune
Regroup Therapy, a Chicago provider of virtual staffing of psychiatrists and mental health professionals to health entities, raised $6 million in Series A funding. OSF Ventures led the round, and was joined by Hyde Park Angels, OCA Ventures, HLM ...

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Alabama legislation stops short of banning sexual orientation 'conversion therapy' - ABC News

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-06-15 11:27

Alabama legislation stops short of banning sexual orientation 'conversion therapy'
ABC News
“Conversion therapy” has been dismissed by leading medical and psychiatric associations, condemned by major LGBT rights organizations and banned for minors by nine states and the District of Columbia, with several more states considering pending ...

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State broadens efforts to curb elderly abuse - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-06-15 11:14

Cherry Hill Courier Post

State broadens efforts to curb elderly abuse
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Debra L. Matela, 44, has been indicted on a charge of aggravated assault in connection with the alleged incident at Northbrook Behavioral Health Hospital, the state Attorney General's Office said. ... The victim was identified only as a resident of the ...

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Zimbabwe: Healthcare Can Spur Economic Growth - Cimas - AllAfrica.com

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-06-15 01:22

Zimbabwe: Healthcare Can Spur Economic Growth - Cimas
AllAfrica.com
He cited the example of a child with a chronic mental disorder treated in India. At the hospital, the child was seen by a neuro-paediatrician, child development specialist, psychiatrist, ophthalmologist, ear nose and throat specialist, speech therapist ...

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After raids, Sovereign Health rehab in San Clemente still open for business, state says - OCRegister

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-06-14 18:26

OCRegister

After raids, Sovereign Health rehab in San Clemente still open for business, state says
OCRegister
Sharma, its CEO, has 30 years of experience as a researcher, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, lecturer, author and health care executive, “with a unique insight into the care and management of patients with behavioral health and substance use disorders ...

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Delta mauling puts focus on 'support animal' rules - MyAJC

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-06-13 16:18

MyAJC

Delta mauling puts focus on 'support animal' rules
MyAJC
In the case of support animals, they are only allowed to require a letter from a licensed mental health professional asserting a need. Websites like therapypet.org offer such a letter after a “chat” with one of their ... While psychiatric service ...

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Federal agents search Sovereign Health rehab in San Clemente ... - OCRegister

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-06-13 14:31

OCRegister

Federal agents search Sovereign Health rehab in San Clemente ...
OCRegister
Sovereign Health in San Clemente was raided by 40 federal agents in the morning on Tuesday, June 13, 2107. (Photo by Sam Gangwer, Orange County ...

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Recent Kansas Editorials - Wichita Eagle

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-06-13 05:09

Recent Kansas Editorials
Wichita Eagle
This is consistent with the negligible level of fraudulent voting that has been identified in the past — between 1995 and 2013, a total of three non-citizens voted in federal elections in Kansas. Kobach also championed restrictive voter ID laws that ...

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It Looks Like the Right Wing Has Finally Given Up on the Idea of Gay Conversion Therapy - AlterNet

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-06-13 00:20

AlterNet

It Looks Like the Right Wing Has Finally Given Up on the Idea of Gay Conversion Therapy
AlterNet
It may finally be over. Nevada is the latest of eight states that officially ended the practice of sexual “conversion therapy” of minors. Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill making it illegal for a physician or other health professional to perform ...

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Casualties of the Spirit: Liberating John Huston's Let There Be Light - Bright Lights Film Journal (blog)

Psychiatry - Sun, 2017-06-11 14:07

Casualties of the Spirit: Liberating John Huston's Let There Be Light
Bright Lights Film Journal (blog)
Over the following decades, Let There Be Light was shown only internally in the army and for small private showings to mental health groups, despite many efforts by Huston and others to lift the ban on public exhibition. The film originally had ...

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