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UCSD, doc who overdosed in hospital bathroom face lawsuits.

Clark C. UCSD, doc who overdosed in hospital bathroom face lawsuits. MedPage Today. February 10, 2020. 

It is an institutional responsibility to monitor physicians exhibiting performance issues that put patients into unsafe situations. This news story highlights one hospital system’s lack of action and policy adherence that failed to appropriately manage a physician with known substance abuse issues.