Outcomes of a monitoring program for physicians with mental and behavioral health problems.

@article{Knight2007OutcomesOA,
  title={Outcomes of a monitoring program for physicians with mental and behavioral health problems.},
  author={John Rogers Knight and Luis Tercedor S{\'a}nchez and Lon Sherritt and Linda R Bresnahan and John A. Fromson},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          25-32
        }
}
  • John Rogers Knight, Luis Tercedor Sánchez, +2 authors John A. Fromson
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of psychiatric practice
  • OBJECTIVE Most states have programs that provide structured monitoring for physicians with substance use disorders (SUDs). In recent years, the Massachusetts Medical Society's Physician Health Services (PHS) program has used a similarly structured approach to monitor physicians with other mental and behavioral health (MBH) problems. The objective of this study was to determine the outcomes of the PHS monitoring programs for SUDs and MBH problems, compare their overall success rates, and… CONTINUE READING

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