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

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. (Other OTC: UCIA) announced that Jerry Francis Wells, Jr., the former Executive Vice-President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary of UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. (the "Company"), pled guilty on July...

Joint Committee on Judiciary Holds July 14 Hearing On Bill to Increase Criminal Penalties for Assaulting Nurses

CANTON, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO ) WHAT: The Joint Committee on Judiciary has scheduled a hearin...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to SEC Action and Criminal Charges Against Former Executive Officer

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. (UCIA.PK) announced that on July 6, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a Complaint in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina against Jerry F. Wells, Jr., the former Executive ...

New research in AJN shows link between nurse's criminal history and professional misconduct

New York, NY (March 3, 2009) A study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) found that almost 40% of nurses who were on probation for professional misconduct in 2001 committed another act of misconduct between 2001 and 2005. Nurses on probation who had a history ...

LegalView Informs Readers of New Criminal Probe Involving Peanut Butter Recall Salmonella Poisonings

LegalView recently updated its peanut butter recall information portal with the latest details involving the salmonella poisonings that have led to the deaths of several consumers. A criminal probe has been developed to investigate the details surrounding the poisonings. ...

U.S. Launches Criminal Probe Into Salmonella Outbreak

Justice Department acts after revelation that Peanut Corp. of America shipped tainted product months before the current outbreak, FDA announces FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. officials have launched a criminal investigation into the salmonella outbreak tied to tainted peanut ...

Lawmakers Call for Criminal Probe at Peanut Plant

U.S. health officials say company had distributed questionable peanut butter products in 2007 and 2008, after internal salmonella testing came up positive WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The Georgia facility that produced the peanut butter and peanut paste involved in the curren...

Rutgers Center for Behavioral Health Services, Criminal Justice Research gets NIMH grant

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Since its founding in 2002 with a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Rutgers Center for Behavioral Health Services and Criminal Justice Research has focused exclusively on mental health services issues that arise when persons with mental illness have en...

RecordGone.com Helps California Nurses Expunge Criminal Records to Meet More Stringent Licensing Standards

Last week the California Board of Registered Nursing unanimously passed more stringent standards that require nurses to submit fingerprints and undergo background checks when their license comes up for renewal every two years. RecordGone.com helps nurses expunge their criminal records, making it...

Kings County Death: NAMI Calls for Criminal Probe; Survey Shows Psychiatric Emergency Room Delays Are National Problem

WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illnesses, has issued this st...

Lead Exposure in Childhood Linked to Criminal Behavior Later

30-year study finds higher blood lead levels raised risk of arrest in adulthood WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are exposed to lead at a young age are more likely to be arrested later in life. A study in the May 27 issue of PLoS Medicine is the first empirical e...

Olympic Gold Medalist Marion Jones-Thompson Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements in Two Separate Federal Criminal Investigations

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marion Jones-Thompson, 31, of Austin, Texas, pleaded guilty today to charges of making false statements to federal agencies in connection with two investigations conducted out of the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of Californ...

Breeding Mosquitoes Soon to be a Criminal Offence

With the rapid increase in the number of dengue cases in the national capital civic authorities are considering more strict measures to check the menace//, including prosecuting people who cause mosquitoes to breed at their homes. N.K. Yadav, deputy municipal health officer of Delhi said, "Las...

Former FDA Commissioner Accused in Criminal Case

Lester Crawford, the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration has been subjected to a federal investigation following accusations of financial improprieties. // Attorney Barbara Van Gelder has mentioned that a grand jury had begun a criminal investigation of Lester Crawford. She...

Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction

The Medical Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a license for practising medicine in New Zealand. // The workshop informs participants of their legal rights about ending their lives. But the Council said that Dr Nitschke needs to be re...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

... Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the criminal Division; Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman o... Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the criminal Division. "Physicians and their assistants who cho...y, John S. (Jay) Darden and Charles D. Reed of the criminal Division's Fraud Section, with the investigative a...

One Million Americans - and Counting - Come Out Against President Obama's Health Care Plan

...by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. Topics include reforms in health care, taxes, Social Security, welfare, criminal justice, education and environmental regulation. More than 25,000 documents are accessible for research at www.ncpa.org . NCPA President and...

New DeKaye Article Identifies 'Hierarchy of Greed' in Healthcare Fraud

...ed the publication of his newest article, Inside criminal Minds . The two-part article appears in the June...of organized crime into healthcare is portrayed as criminal enterprises seeking out lower penalties than drug-... While painting these various portraits of the criminal mind, DeKaye does explore the enhanced role that h...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

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All Nursing Schools Sheds Light on Online Nursing Degree Opportunities in a Rough Economy

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Natural Healers Discusses How Personal Trainer Certification May Be Changing in Some States

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Natural Healers Discusses How Alternative Medicine Careers Provide a Little 'Wellness' in a Tough Economy

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All Nursing Schools Discusses Obama's Health Care Reform and Nursing Career Opportunities

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National Report Ranks Oklahoma as a Top State for Mental Health Services

...a national leader in several areas of community based services including the implementation of programs for assertive community treatment, alternative criminal justice initiatives such as drug and mental health courts, and comprehensive services for children and families. About Oklahoma Health ...

Crime, Drugs and Health Problems Face Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

...m were on welfare. Many people in Vancouver look at this as a crime problem, while others see it as a health problem, but the majority see it as both. criminal activity and poor health are major problems facing many who live or operate in the downtown eastside. A 2003 study done by the Vancouver Police and Si...

Illinois Human Service Providers Announce Layoffs

...o and Northwest Chicago suburbs. Affected services include: child care for working low-income families, help to troubled youth to keep them out of the criminal justice system, at-risk young mothers, early childhood programs for working low-income families, early childhood programming. Heartland All...

New Evidence that Bush Administration Impeded 3 Investigations into Alleged Massacre of Up to 2,000 Prisoners in Afghanistan

...s for Human Rights (PHR) has issued a call for a criminal probe in the wake of a major New York Times stor...stigate why the Bush Administration impeded an FBI criminal probe of the alleged Dasht-e-Leili massacre. .... President Obama must open a full and transparent criminal probe and prosecute any US officials found to have...

Regulation and oversight of gun sales reduces trafficking to criminals

...mportant because 85 percent of guns recovered by police were recovered from criminal suspects who were not the original purchasers of the guns according to prio...en purchased within a year of being recovered from a crime scene unless the criminal was also the legal purchaser of record. The variables examined included: st...

Sociologists to turn the sociological eye on San Francisco

...acial politics of community, and showcases new understandings about the intersection of race, youth and community justice, particularly in relation to criminal social control and San Francisco. The Politics of Spoken Word Saturday, Aug. 8, 4:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. Scholars will examine the merging of art,...

Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story

...rtions by experts and the Montana Meth Project. Nor has he spoken to public officials in Montana about data released by the state's public health and criminal justice agencies. Mr. Erceg-Hurn has not done research in Montana, and has no familiarity with the methamphetamine problem this state faced prior to ...

Death Penalty and Mental Illness: Families of Victims Speak out at National Convention; 'Double Tragedies' Report Released

...health care system to focus on treatment. Recognize the needs of families of murder victims through rights to information and participation in criminal or mental health proceedings. Families of executed persons also should be recognized as victims and given the assistance due to any victims of...

DEA Will Play Hardball in Investigating Michael Jackson's Doctors

...llin warns that any physician convicted of federal criminal prescribing abuses could face extensive incarcerat...Attorney Patrick A. Mullin concentrates in federal criminal defense and complex tax defense matters. He has ar..., bars. Mr. Mullin writes and lectures on federal criminal defense, tax defense, federal sentencing, mandator...

Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme

...e fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Thomas P. O'Brien of the Central District of Califo...ud counts. The case was prosecuted by Trial Attorney Steven Kim of the criminal Division's Fraud Section and Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher K. Lui, wi...

WellPoint Recovers and Saves $75 Million Through Anti-Fraud Programs and Investigations in 2008

... 84 cases referred to law enforcement; 21 criminal convictions secured INDIANAPOLIS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ --WellPoint, Inc...raud and abuse investigations by WellPoint in 2008 led to 11 arrests and 21 criminal convictions. About WellPoint, Inc. WellPoint works to simplify th...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Role in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

... Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman o...003 and February 2005, where he engaged in similar criminal activity. Specifically, Rodriguez admitted that he...s prosecuted by Trial Attorney John K. Neal of the criminal Division's Fraud Section and investigated by the H...

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

... Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman o...until proven guilty. In conjunction with the criminal case, on June 24, 2009, the U.S. Attorney's Office...d for recovery by the United States as part of the criminal case and any related civil proceedings. "This...

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Heat Press Conference on Detroit Takedown

...ogether to investigate fraudulent activity, and where appropriate, to bring criminal and civil cases against the most serious perpetrators. Our goal is to bring...Inspector General, as well as the prosecutors from the Justice Department's criminal Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit, who have worked tireles...

NUCYNTA(TM) (tapentadol) CII Immediate Release Tablets Now Available for Relief of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain

...trolled substance. Such drugs are sought by drug abusers and people with addiction disorders. Diversion of Schedule II products is an act subject to criminal penalty. NUCYNTA(TM) can be abused in a manner similar to other mu-opioid agonists, legal or illicit. This should be considered when prescribing or d...

Dismantling Roe v. Wade Would Affect All Pregnant Women

...t women that undermine both maternal and fetal health and that would occur routinely if Roe v. Wade were overturned. "Review of both civil and criminal cases since Roe v. Wade makes clear that what is at stake in each nomination to the Supreme Court is not only the right to choose abortion," said Ly...

Public Comment Period Open for HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards

...e services they provide to covered entities such as a health care provider or health plan. The proposed ARRA revisions also include civil and criminal penalties, which require organizations to provide training on the various penalties, the fine amount and under what circumstances they apply. In addit...
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