The Impaired Physician in Your Group

For months you have been worried about one of your colleagues. Late for group meetings, missed appointments, mood swings, poor documentation and—most disturbing—adverse outcomes that are uncharacteristic for this practitioner. Is there a medical, mental or substance abuse problem? Should you speak to the practitioner about your concerns or is this issue too personal to discuss? Should you take this up with the group? Do you have a duty to report? Read more.

This article, published in Maricopa County and Pima County simultaneously discusses how the Arizona Medical Board’s Monitored Aftercare Program helps Impaired Physicians recover and return to practice.

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