Medical Malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America. What may be even more disturbing is the lack of discipline for those responsible.
In New York, complaints about physicians and practitioners are investigated by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC). However, 60% of OPMC actions were reliant on findings from other states. That means that more than half of the time that New York State actually takes disciplinary action against a doctor licensed to practice here it is because another state took action first. Reports show that over 77% of New York doctors that have been sanctioned by the OPMC for negligence continue to practice. Read More→