What Happens When a Disciplinary Action Against You Is Added to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB)–And What You Can Do About It

The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a national clearinghouse of information about various adverse actions taken against health care providers. Hospitals, clinics, licensing boards and other entities may use this information when considering whether to extend practice privileges, job offers, licensure or other opportunities to health professionals. It’s important to be aware of the…

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Using the “5 Whys” and Root Cause Analysis to Figure Out the REAL Reason Your License Has Come Under Attack… and What to Do About It Going Forward

You may have heard the saying that every crisis also presents an opportunity. Allegations against your license are a crisis, but they also present the opportunity to prevent similar problems. One powerful way to do this is a method known as the “5 Whys.” By asking “Why?” five (or more) times, you trace an event’s…

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Our Law Firm Helps Professionals Keep Their Licenses

You spent years earning your professional license and you’ve worked hard to build your reputation. When your professional license is in jeopardy due to allegations of misconduct, your career is at stake. BERTOLINO LLP provides aggressive advocacy for professionals who are facing disciplinary action in front of a licensing board, agency, or commission in Texas.…

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Disciplinary Information the Texas Board of Medicine Must Report

When the Texas Medical Board (TMB) takes disciplinary action against a medical professional it licenses, it must report certain information. The mandatory reporting requirements make disciplinary action against your professional license accessible by the public. This means that future patients, prospective employers, or anyone else will be able to see license suspensions, sanctions, or other…

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