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Consumer Watchdog Calls On Kaiser CEO To Disclose Substance Abuse & Patient Safety Problems At Health System Following High Profile Denials By Kaiser Doc
Date:11/25/2013

ublicly acknowledged, in dozens of media statements, the circumstances that led to the death of Bob's two children, a tragedy in which Kaiser Permanente played a prominent role, and the impetus for the Pack Act.

"As you probably know, Troy, 10 years old, and Alana, 7 years old, died when a drug-addicted driver, who was recklessly prescribed thousands of pills by Kaiser doctors, swerved off a road after falling asleep at the wheel during a drug and alcohol binge.   She killed not only Troy and Alana, but also the unborn twins Carmen Pack was carrying.

"In the wake of the tragedy, Bob created the electronic prescription drug database, CURES, in order to keep track of prescription drugs in the state. This year, the legislature passed Senate Bill 809 to fund the database. However, after intense opposition from the California Medical Association, the bill was amended on the Senate floor to prevent doctors from having to check the database before prescribing narcotics. That is why the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act mandates that doctors check the database before prescribing narcotics.

"Bob Pack's family was victimized by the failure of the medical establishment, and Kaiser Permanente, to take prescription drug abuse seriously and the failure of the legal system, due to a 38 year old cap on malpractice damages in such cases, to deter dangerous doctors who turn a blind eye to drug abuse and who, in some cases, knowingly participate in it. 

"Paul's failure to acknowledge the Pack family's suffering and Kaiser's role in it, the epidemic of medical negligence, and the problem of drug abuse by both physicians and patients reflects poorly on both the medical profession and Kaiser Permanente."


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