17
Sep

Tampa Physician Gives Up License

A Tampa pain specialist recently voluntarily relinquished his license rather than fight the charge of inappropriate prescribing. This Tampa doctor faced a Florida Department of Health complaint filed last year that said he over-prescribed several types of painkillers to a patient. This same patient was sent to prison after being convicted of robbing pharmacies. When […]

11
Sep

Florida Dentist Has License Suspended

An Ocala, Florida dentist was accused of giving children powerful sedatives for routine procedures. The Florida Department of Health placed him on an emergency suspension, reported baynews9 out of the Tampa, Florida area. The Florida Department of Health said the dentist used powerful drugs like Demerol and Versed to sedate his pediatric patients. In one case, the dentist gave a child […]

10
Sep

Changes to Auditor Reporting Standards Proposed by PCAOB

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) issued proposed modifications to auditor reporting standards on August 13, 2013. These proposals will follow the process, including concept release issued over two years ago,  discussing possible changes to the standard auditor’s report that would provide more useful information to investors. The two new standards proposed by the PCAOB are: 1. addressing the content […]

6
Dec

Florida Licensed Professionals MUST Report Crimes

The following information was found on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website under “important information:” Reporting Requirement for Criminal Convictions “As of October 1, 2009, Section 455.227(1)(t), Florida Statutes requires all professional licensees to report to the department within 30 days of being convicted or found guilty of, or having plead nolo contendere […]