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David Mittleman

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Liability

When you go to your local pharmacy to have a prescription filled, you trust that those tasked with providing you with your necessary medication—the pharmacy and pharmacist—are doing so in a safe and careful manner.  Unfortunately, as we often see, […]

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2 Mid Michigan Hospitals Identified for Unacceptable Injury Rates

Sparrow Hospital in Lansing and Memorial Healthcare in Owosso share the dubious distinction of being penalized for having unacceptable injury rates.  Under a provision of the Affordable Care Act, more than two dozen Michigan hospitals will lose 1 percent of […]

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Larry Nassar DO Doctor at Michigan State University

Violating the trust under the color of his position of authority and endorsed by Michigan State University, Dr. Larry Nassar has scarred scores of young girls.  I won’t stand by and will stand up to this as I have done […]

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Is Big Pharma Profiting From Opiate Addiction?

Addiction and Overdoses Have Skyrocketed Opiates are a class of drugs derived from the poppy plant and include heroin, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, and similar compounds.  Over the last twenty years, opiate medications have been prescribed in huge numbers to […]

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National Health Care Fraud in 2016 Hits $900 Million in False Billings

Michigan Doctors, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, and Home Health Care Providers Alone Defrauded Medicare and Medicaid in Excess of $100 Million US Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) announced last Wednesday another nationwide […]

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John Miles McClure II MD, Northern Michigan Cardiologist, Part II

Since my last post on 6/2/16, I have been able to uncover more information about Dr. McClure.  He goes by J. Miles McClure MD at times.  His Mid-Michigan Heart & Vascular Centers are located in Mt. Pleasant, Saginaw, and Bad […]

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John Miles McClure II MD is a Cardiologist in the Saginaw, Midland, Bad Axe, and Mt. Pleasant Area and May Have a Problem

Dr. McClure and his Mid-Michigan Heart and Vascular Center has come to my attention under similar circumstances that caused me to investigate Dr. Richard Carpenter several years ago.  Too many bad results, lackadaisical office procedures, and outrageous billings.   Dr. McClure […]

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Medical Errors on the Rise at an Alarming Rate Causing Death and Serious Injury in the U.S.

Medical Errors Now Third  Leading Cause Of Death Only Behind Cancer and Heart Disease This morning, on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” John Hopkins researcher Dr. Martin Markary shared some alarming results from a recent study– that medical errors are the third […]

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Simultaneous Surgeries – How Big of a Problem are They?

This past fall, the Boston Globe published a series of stories about a practice known as “concurrent surgery” or “simultaneous surgery,” in which a single surgeon is scheduled to operate on more than one patient at a time.  Often, these […]

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Patient Dumping, Delayed Treatment, and Health Insurance

In a time of true medical need, the last thing you should have to worry about is how to pay for your care and treatment.  In order to help ensure patients get emergency medical care even when they can’t pay […]