Updating nys physician profile

01-Nov-2016 00:15

Here is a snapshot of the great media coverage we got on this issue: Editorial: New York can’t let the bad doctors hide.

Accordingly, a physician must maintain a medical record pertaining to the issuance of a prescription.

This is important information that you and I should have access to when looking for a doctor.

The website was visited 35,000 times in December alone — a clear case of the public making good use of its right to know.

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) has received notice from NYS DOH that the Office for Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) will shortly bring professional misconduct charges against 12 physicians throughout the state for failing to update their physician profiles.

Pursuant to the NY Public Health Law, a physician must report information to the NYS DOH for inclusion in the Physician Profile and as a condition for registration renewal must update his/her profile within six months prior to the expiration date of the physician’s registration period.

Accordingly, a physician must maintain a medical record pertaining to the issuance of a prescription.

This is important information that you and I should have access to when looking for a doctor.

The website was visited 35,000 times in December alone — a clear case of the public making good use of its right to know.

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) has received notice from NYS DOH that the Office for Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) will shortly bring professional misconduct charges against 12 physicians throughout the state for failing to update their physician profiles.

Pursuant to the NY Public Health Law, a physician must report information to the NYS DOH for inclusion in the Physician Profile and as a condition for registration renewal must update his/her profile within six months prior to the expiration date of the physician’s registration period.

Building a portfolio of primary-source verification is inherently a time-consuming process because it involves contacting multiple sources to ensure the information that we are archiving is accurate.