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  • Doctors, health care officials, medical ethicist call for doctor drug testing to protect patients Wednesday, July 23, 2014 � by jg

    Proposition 46’s doctor drug and alcohol testing mandate would ensure that those who hold patients’ lives in heir hands meet the same requirement as other high-risk professions.

  • Bob Pack: The man behind California’s patient safety initiative Friday, August 16, 2013 � by jg

    Bob Pack learned that an antiquated state law put a limit on the value of his children’s life at $250,000. He won’t stop until MICRA is fixed.

  • Prominent medical ethicist calls for drug testing of doctors Thursday, August 15, 2013 � by jg

    Dr. Arthur Caplan of the Division of Medical Ethics at the New York University Langone Medical Center says doctors should be subject to mandatory drug and alcohol testing after an adverse patient event in a hospital, and he also supports random drug testing of doctors in certain situations.