5
Feb

Fraud Law in Florida May Curtail Some Medical Careers

TALLAHASSEE – A Florida state law designed mainly to crack down on Medicaid fraud is having unexpected consequences by keeping some health care professionals from getting or keeping their licenses at a time when the state is suffering a shortage. This little-noticed provision in the 160-page measure is preventing doctors, nurses, pharmacists and lab technicians from working […]

23
Aug

Foreign Doctors in United States Retrained as Nurses in Program at Florida International University

Irene Mahr, of the St. Petersburg Times, writes that if you check into Largo Medical Center any time soon, there’s a chance your nurse could be a former doctor.  The hospital is one of several locally that are joining with Florida International University to fund a unique program to recruit foreign doctors living in the […]