Sacramento, CA – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation containing reforms long sought by patient advocates that will increase families’ voice in medical board investigations into harm caused by...
Medical Board Reform Bill That Will Expand Patients’ Voice in Doctor Disciplinary Process Heads to Governor Newsom
Sacramento, CA – Patients will have a greater voice in investigations into harm caused by a doctor under legislation California lawmakers sent to the governor Thursday evening. However key reforms...
Consumer Watchdog volunteers and families share their medical negligence stories for reform within the healthcare system.
Families who lost their loved ones ask the Medical Board for justice.
By Annette Ramirez, CALMATTERS https://calmatters.org/commentary/2023/08/medical-negligence-victims-california-investigations/ Eleven years ago I went into the hospital for a hysterectomy and was expecting to go home the next day. Instead, I fought to survive in the...
Consumer Watchdog Advocate Michele Monserratt-Ramos and volunteers share their experiences with the Medical Board to enact change regarding maternal mortality.
Public Control, Mandatory Patient Interview, Among Bill’s Consumer Protections Sacramento, CA – Legislation to strengthen consumer protections and improve physician oversight at the Medical Board of California passed out of...
KABC-LA (ABC) – Los Angeles, CA; Pathways Medical in Toluca Lake Owner Falsely Claims to be A Licensed Doctor
Consumer Watchdog's Carmen Balber says if you've been treated by someone you suspect was not a doctor, you should absolutely report that fact to the Medical Board of California which helps regulates doctors.
The San Diego Union Tribune – Big Changes Proposed For State Board That Investigates Doctors; Patient Notification Still Not On The List
Paul Sisson, SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/story/2023-04-24/big-changes-proposed-for-state-board-that-investigates-doctors-patient-notification-still-not-on-the-list The Medical Board of California may soon get a significant boost to its enforcement powers, but some are already saying that proposed changes do...
San Diego Doctor Charged with Murder In Patient’s Death Shows Failure Of California’s Doctor Discipline, Patient Disclosure Laws
San Diego, CA -- Patients in California are exposed to harm by dangerous doctors because California law does not quickly discipline or require them to disclose criminal or regulatory charges...
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