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Consumer Reports Doctor Report

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Thousands of doctors across the U.S. are on medical probation for reasons including drug abuse, sexual misconduct, and making careless–sometimes deadly–mistakes. But they're still out there practicing. And good luck figuring out who they are.

Medical Board Websites Review

Consumer Reports Safe Patient Project and the Informed Patient Institute analyzed the websites of 65 state boards that regulate medical and osteopathic doctors to see how complete their information was and how easy the websites were to use. The complete ratings can be seen here.

Seeking Doctor Information Online: A Survey and Ranking of State Medical and Osteopathic Board Websites in 2015

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