Archive, September 2016.

In the criminal world, people are presumed innocent until proven guilty, but this is not always the case when it comes to disciplinary action from the Texas Medical Board. Physicians may initially have very little information about the nature or details of the complaint, and even minor ones can quickly snowball. In short, the disciplinary process can turn into a nightmare for healthcare providers. The following information can help you understand what is at stake, and how you can best protect your medical license.
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Every physician is held to the same standards, rules, and expectations. However, a recent study revealed that some physicians may be at higher risk for disciplinary action from the Texas Medical Board (TMB). Furthermore, some practitioners may be at a higher risk for license revocation once disciplinary action has commenced. Think you are safe? You might be surprised.
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If you have recently had your medical license suspended, it might feel as if your life is over. Your livelihood, and all that you worked for, may seem a complete loss. Your friends, colleagues, and neighbors may have started treating you different. Worst of all, it can appear that life will never again be the same. However, you can appeal decisions from the Texas Medical Board. An experienced license defense attorney can help. Furthermore, there are things you can do to ease the stress as you work through this complex, arduous, and emotionally taxing process.
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It is a moment that no physician wants to even think about: receiving a letter of investigation in the mail. The only thing worse is when you are certain that the allegations being made against you are unfounded. This is because, when you know you are innocent, you may be at a higher risk for making a mistake – costly ones that could put your license at risk. Avoid this danger by knowing the most commonly made medical board investigation mistakes.
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