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American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping

Teamsters File Charge s A gainst American Red Cross for Dumping Biomedical Waste into Open Refuse Dumpsters ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union filed a complaint with the Environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis today...

Eight Miami-Area Residents Charged in $22 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Home Health Care Agencies

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges Individuals, Freezes Assets WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight Miami-Dade County, Fla., residents have been indicted in connection with an alleged $22 million Medicare fraud scheme operated out of Miami businesses purporting to specialize...

International Medical Device Maker; Four Executives Charged in Connection With Unlawful Clinical Trials

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Attorney Michael L. Levy and Acting Assistant Attorney General Michael F. Hertz today announced the return of an indictment(1.) against Norian Corporation (Norian), Synthes, Inc. (Synthes), and four top Synthes executives, Michael D. H...

Online Organ Transplant Broker Charged With Wire Fraud

Jerome Howard Feldman, aka "Michael Adams," "Dr. Mitch Michaelson," and "Alberto Gomez,"Arrested in Philippines for Immigration Violation and Removed to Guam SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerome Howard Feldman appeared earlier today in U.S. District Court in Guam to addr...

Three Miami Physicians and Three Medical Workers Charged With $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six Miami-Dade County residents have been indicted in connection with an alleged $10 million Medicare fraud scheme operated out of Midway Medical, a Miami clinic that purported to specialize in treating HIV/AIDS patients, Acting Assistant Attorney Gen...

Sexually Charged TV Might Raise Risk of Teen Pregnancy

But researchers stress finding doesn't establish a direct link between the two MONDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that teens who spend the most time watching sexually charged television shows are twice as likely to become pregnant or impregnate someone else. Th...

Three Miami Area Brothers and Physician's Assistant Charged In $110 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Miami area brothers who allegedly financed 11 corrupt HIV infusion clinics and a physician's assistant who worked at those clinics have been charged in a $110 million HIV infusion fraud scheme, the Department of Justice's Criminal Division a...

Three Miami Area Doctors and Six Others Charged in $56 Million Health Care Fraud Schemes

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Miami area doctors and six others have been charged in four separate indictments for their roles in HIV infusion fraud schemes totaling $56 million, the Department of Justice Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern Distr...

Seven Miami-Area Residents Charged in $11 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven Miami-area residents have been indicted in connection with an $11 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta o...

New York City Staffing Company Charged With Violating H-1B Program Following U.S. Labor Department Finding Almost $3 Million in Back Wages Due 156 Workers

Advanced Professional Marketing Inc. also assessed civil penalty of $512,000 NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Professional Marketing Inc. (APMI), a medical staffing company based in New York City, and the company's president, Marissa Beck, have been charged by the U.S...

Thomas Farina, Former Pharmaceutical Company District Manager, Charged With Obstruction of Justice

BOSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Fairport, New York man was charged today in federal court with obstruction of justice. United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan; Warren T. Bamford, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New England; Joseph C. Morask...

Kansas Doctor Charged in Deadly Prescription Drug Overdoses

Federal indictment says physician Stephen Schneider continued unlawfully prescribing pain medications as 56 patients died from accidental overdoses WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Haysville, Kan., physician was charged today with illegally distributing prescription drug...

Hospitals Agree to Pay Fees in Exchange for More Income, but Consumers in the Dark About What They'll be Charged Under Nunez Plan

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) said today that the Sacramento health reform debate has focused too much on what hospitals will pay in fees for access to more patients, rather than what reform efforts will cost con...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

In a case straight out of sickening erotica fantasies, two US teenagers in the Florida state have been charged with leading a gang-rape of a 35-year-old woman, forcing her 12-year-old son to join the outrage , beating him and pouring some cleaning solution into his eyes. Authorities allege ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

After humming and hawing for over a day, the Australian police finally announced that the Dr.Mohammed Haneef, hailing from Bangalore in southern India, was being charged with providing reckless support to terrorists by providing them a mobile phone SIM card. His cousin Sabeel Ahmed 26, who...

Al Gore's Son Charged With Possession of Controlled Substance

Former US Vice-President Al Gores son has been charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanour charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of marijuana, and a speeding infraction in connection with the pull over of his ...

Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter

Two mothers of Pittsburgh in USA, charged with causing involuntary manslaughter of their five children, have turned themselves in. They had gone to a bar, leaving the children unattended. Wearing a T-shirt that read "Mommy Loves You" and "God Loves You More," Shakita Mangham, 25, arrived ...

Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals

At a time director Michael Moores Sicko has laid bare the horrific imbalances in the US healthcare, Bushs closest ally, Australian Prime Minister John Howard, is also in similar difficulties. A report of the Caring For Our Health, released Sunday, charged the federal government with under-fun...

Kerala Health Minister Charged for Infant Deaths in a Hospital

A court here Thursday charged Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi and seven others for culpable homicide not amounting to murder over the death of 38 newborns in a hospital due to infection. The court of additional chief judicial magistrate here passed the judgement on a complaint by a ...

Examiners Charged in Philippines Nursing Test Scandal

Two Philippines examiners were charged with corruption Friday for leaking questions for a nursing examination, officials said, in a scandal that cast a shadow over the country's labour exports. They are the first two people to be charged in connection with the affair, which led to a US com...

Kerala Health Minister Charged for Infant Deaths in a Hospital

A court here Thursday charged Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi and seven others for culpable homicide not amounting to murder// over the death of 38 newborns in a hospital due to infection. The court of additional chief judicial magistrate here passed the judgement on a complaint by a p...

Positively Charged Nurses, Best in Nursing Dying Children

Nurses endowed with high levels of positive attitude are happy and confident in caring for dying children and their families//. Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia conducted a survey of several hundreds of pediatric nurses. The findings of the survey showed that, nurses who were ...

Indian company charged with fraud in supply of Aids test kit

Innumerable faulty test kits well past the expiry date , used to screen blood of donors for HIV//, and Hepatitis B and C infections was found during raids conducted at Calcutta from blood banks across the state supplied to them by a company Monozyme India which had several contracts with the state...

Caregiver Charged In Autistic Boy's Death

25-year-old Tameka Elliott, who was the caregiver to a 12-year-old autistic boy who fell to his death from a high-rise apartment on May 4, is being charged with the boy's// death. This despite the police initially maintaining that there was no foul play involved in his death. The boy's name h...

Indian Australian Doctor Charged for Performing Illegal Abortion

An Indian Australian doctor has been found guilty of performing an illegal abortion but was cleared of a charge of manslaughter of a premature baby.// Dr. Suman Sood was charged with manslaughter in November 2005 for allegedly failing to follow the procedures that make abortion legal in the s...

Indo-Canadian Doctor Charged with Abetting Suicide Bid

An Indo-Canadian doctor has been charged with attempting to help a 92-year-old woman to commit suicide.// Ramesh Sharma, 49, of Vernon, British Columbia, was arrested and produced in court to face the charge following investigations into the case by a unit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police...

UK doctor Charged By GMC For Professional Misconduct

The General Medical Council (GNC) UK is now investigating Dr Wakefield over claims of serious professional misconduct//. The research that was led by Dr Andrew Wakefield and subsequently published in The Lancet in 1998, had sparked a health scare when it had suggested that their might exist a...

Media Charged With Sensationalism

According to latest figures revealed in Ireland, suicide is the most popular cause of death among men and women below the age of 35years//. There were 431 registered suicides in 2005,with approximately 6% of those recorded as copycat suicides. The HSE today appealed to the media not to s...

Elders in Scotland Inappropriately Charged For Free Food

Elders in Scotland are being wrongly charged for free services such as making a cup of tea or toast, revealed a survey conducted by charity Age Concern Scotland//. Legally, such food preparation techniques that fall under free personal care should be delivered free of cost. The thirteen counc...

The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

...The proposed legislation imposes a $200 cap on the amount a person could be charged for any one prescription, and a $500 cap on the total amount an individual could be charged for all medications during any given month. This is critical to controlling...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...n Term Loan. Due to the repayment and the amendment to the Term Loan, approximately $1.6 million related to swap derivative hedge ineffectiveness was charged to debt extinguishment and interest rate derivative expense during the second quarter of 2009. The non-cash charge represents the portion of the mark...

The Advisory Board Company Reports Fiscal Year 2010 First Quarter Results

...anies, health care insurers, medical device companies, colleges, universities, and other education institutions. Members of each program are typically charged a fixed annual fee and have access to an integrated set of services that may include best practice research studies, executive education seminars, cus...

Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients

...llin Associates, states that, "if you have uninsured patients, why not try our research services? They are entirely contingency-based; you'll only be charged a fee if we recover money for you." ...

NutraCea Announces Additions to Management Team; Chief Operating Officer Extends Employment Contract

...in America. Batista will also serve with Short, Gingras and other executives on the Company's newly established Senior Management Committee, which is charged with developing and supporting the NutraCea's tactical and strategic initiatives on a world-wide basis. Gingras commented, "I had the opportunity to w...

Precyse Solutions Taps Former Siemens Executive to Lead New Marketing Organization

...nced the hiring of Robert Turk as Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Reporting directly to founder and CEO Jeff Levitt, Bob is charged with designing and implementing new marketing initiatives that blend the strong brand of Precyse's services and technology portfolio with its new brea...

Inverness Medical Innovations Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ctively, including $10.2 million and $11.7 million charged to cost of sales, $1.3 million and $1.0 million charged to research and development and $49.5 million and $42.1 million charged to selling, general and administrative, in the res...

Court Slaps Former Officials of SEIU-UHW with Preliminary Injunction After Finding They 'Filched' and 'Sabotaged' Union Property in Effort to Create a New Union

...aining and grievances among hospitals in the Sutter and Kaiser hospital systems, and for nursing homes represented by SEIU-UHW. The defendants charged by the order include Sal Rosselli, Jorge Rodriguez, Joan Emslie, John Borsos, John Vellardita, Gabe Kristal, Paul Kumar, Martha Figueroa, Barb...

American DG Energy Announces $3.5 Million Private Placement

...ted to providing institutional, commercial and small industrial facilities with clean, reliable power, cooling, heat and hot water at lower costs than charged by local utilities -- without any capital or start-up costs to the energy user. American DG Energy is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. More in...

Western Wayne Family Health Center -- Taylor Dedication Ceremony Marks Important Step in Providing Healthcare to Underinsured and Uninsured

...ople understand what they can do to help improve their lives with regard to health and nutrition," said Linda Atkins, CEO, WWFHC. Residents are charged for services based on a sliding scale taking income into consideration. Additionally, the Center offers pharmacy services where eligible patients can ...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

...t or other employees who have a significant role in [UCI's] internal controls over financial reporting." As a result of these false filings, Wells was charged with, and pleaded guilty to, eight counts of making false statements to a government agency, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 100...
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