False and defamatory information provided by a hospital to NPDB is published and disseminated by the data bank
, to the detriment of physicians who have done nothing wrong.
The data bank
currently covers topics concerning the oil industry within the Arab region in addition to news on global oil prices, said the Secretariat, adding that the system also touched on matters concerning the natural gas business.
Another likely consequence of the Data Bank
has been an increase in the number of physicians fighting malpractice charges, instead of settling with plaintiffs.
At present, the government does not have any proper data bank
of such students.
Although private insurers and self-insured health providers are required to report malpractice settlements to the data bank
, federal government agencies that provide health care are generally not required to do so.
The data bank
would be used by more than 3,500 grocery shops, according to the company.
Through this collaboration, Fujitsu plans to apply the technology developed to other business sectors, with plans to roll it out worldwide, while the DNA Data Bank
plans to position itself as in international leader in bioinformatics.
February 2002 brought more bad news as he received a letter the from the National Practitioner Data Bank
saying Northwest Health reported to it that his privileges were revoked for incompetency, which wasn't the case.
The 1998 red oak data bank
is a valuable research tool and, I believe, is still the only data bank
of its kind that is publicly available.
Synergy 2000 LE enables users to combine variable, attribute and Pareto data in a single data bank
. (Zontec, 1389 Kemper Meadow Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45240)
For nearly 4 years, the Department of Health and Human Services has been building a data bank
of information on any person or entity involved with health care--physicians, nurse practitioners, bookkeepers, health plans--that was ever convicted of fraud in the health care system.
The Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank
(HIPDB) "is intended to help curtail fraud and abuse and to promote quality care," explained Cynthia Grubbs, acting deputy director of the division of practitioner data banks
at the Health Resources and Services Administration.