Cardiology: Top Patient Safety Risks

Dr. Anderson on Fox News

Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, appears on Fox News to discuss the impact of healthcare reform on the practice of medicine. Watch now.

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Dr. Anderson on “Viewpoint with Jack Lewin”

Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, discusses the most common claims brought against cardiologists and the critical issues physicians are facing today. Watch now.

Dr. Anderson on “Viewpoint with Jack Lewin

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