Podcast on KevinMD: What doctors need to know about state Physician Health Programs given their power and potential dangers, along with an inability to appeal their demands and recommendations

Physician health programs (PHPs) have way more power than most MDs know and physicians who are referred to PHPs usually have to do anything and everything PHPs tell them if they want to continue to practice medicine. MDs who object generally have little or no means of appealing PHP recs. If more folks were aware of standard PHP practices I think there’d be a large public outcry. Increasing awareness about PHPs is one of the reasons I keep writing about them and also why I did this podcast with KevinMD

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