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Branford Psychiatrist Agrees To Give Up Medical Licens

June 13, 2016
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Branford Psychiatrist Agrees To Give Up Medical Licens

By Kate Farrish A Branford child psychiatrist who paid $30,000 to settle a Medicaid fraud allegation with the state last year has agreed to give up his medical license when it expires Aug. 31. On May 24, the state Department of Public Health reached an agreement with Dr. W. Blake Taggart that he will...

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Unapproved Drugs Prompt FDA Alert To 5 Connecticut Doctors

June 10, 2016
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Unapproved Drugs Prompt FDA Alert To 5 Connecticut Doctors

By Gary Stoller Five Connecticut physicians have received letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alleging that they may have purchased unapproved drugs that put patients at risk of adverse health consequences, documents obtained by C-HIT show. The FDA documents show the five doctors were alerted as part of a wide-reaching federal...

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Dialysis Center In Waterbury Fined $5,000

April 5, 2016
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Dialysis Center In Waterbury Fined $5,000

By Kate Farrish A dialysis center in Waterbury has been fined $5,000 by the state for numerous violations, including having a leaky roof and ceilings, clogged gutters, rusted chairs, expired nutritional supplements, a stained dialysis machine and a treatment unit that was only 60 degrees. Inspectors from the state Department of Public Health found...

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DPH Suspends License Of Rhode Island Doctor Charged With Voyeurism

March 30, 2016
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DPH Suspends License Of Rhode Island Doctor Charged With Voyeurism

By Kate Farrish A Rhode Island doctor facing charges of video voyeurism and child pornography in that state has had his license to practice medicine in Connecticut suspended. The state Department of Public Health took the action March 16 due to the criminal case in Rhode Island against Dr. William Lee Thompson, 48, according...

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