Archives for August 2012

Lead State Florida Announces Settlement with Psych Drug Manufacturer

Florida Attorney General Press Release Attorney General Pam Bondi Reaches Landmark $181 Million Multistate Settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. August 30, 2012 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that she and 36 other attorneys general have reached a record settlement totaling more than $181 million with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. This settlement, which […]

Idaho Psychiatrist Richard J. Pines – Sexual Contact with Former Patients

The Associated Press August 27, 2012 Medical board files complaint against Boise doctor The Idaho State Board of Medicine has filed a complaint against a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist alleging he had improper sexual contact with four former patients or foster children and had a three-year affair with an adult patient to whom he […]

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD TERMINATES ALL FLORIDA PSYCHIATRISTS

PSYCHSEARCH.NET BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD TERMINATES ALL FLORIDA PSYCHIATRISTS – One Year Later By Ken Kramer August 15, 2012 Psychiatrists are among the lowest-paid of all physicians because, unlike other doctors, they do not bill by the procedure and are reimbursed by time, this according to Bill Gallagher, of Gainesville, Florida who promotes himself as […]

Fat Cat Miami Chief Psych
Feeds at Taxpayer Trough

Pharmalot NIH Insists Latest Nemeroff Grant Is Kosher By Ed Silverman August 13th, 2012 Three months ago, US Senator Chuck Grassley demanded that the National Institutes of Health justify a recent decision to award a multi-million-dollar research grant to Charles Nemeroff, the University of Miami medical school psychiatry chair, who has been at the center […]