State medical boards responsible for disciplining physicians have failed to do so in more than half of cases where hospitals have revoked or restricted a physician’s privileges.
A study conducted by Public Citizen, a non-profit consumer advocacy group, found that 63% of the doctors whose hospital privileges were restricted or revoked were not disciplined by the state's Board of Medicine, and 32 states didn’t even reprimand more than half of the offending physicians.
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