By von Solbrig physician
von Solbrig Physician
The Tribune Task Force reports that one particular doctor at von Solbrig hospital performs a prolific number of tonsillectomies, often on several members of a family at once, in order to receive more welfare income.
Gets welfare cash
Task Force Report
From the editor's note: "A diffuse network of flophouse operators, ambulance companies and a "patient recruiter" help keep the beds filled with public aid patients at Northeast Community Hospital, the city's largest private alcoholic treatment center. In this, the third of a series, Tribune Task Force Director Pamela Zekman and reporters Jay Branegan, William Crawford and William Gaines take a look at the patient recruiting system."
Only 18 of 50 'staff' practice at hospital
Pamela Zekman
Tribune Task Force director Pamela Zekman reports that a significant fraction of the doctors listed in vol Solbrig's staff directory do not actually work there and many have little or no connection to the hospital.
Karen Koshner
Dolores McCahill
Dr. Ming K. Hah, identified and profiled by the Sun-Times as one of the state's worst "abortion profiteers," gets his medical license revoked in Illinois.
Nurse to aide: 'Fake that pulse!'
Pamela Zekman
Pamela Warrick
In the fifth article in the "Abortion Profiteers" series, Sun-Times reporters and Better Government Association members worked as aides at Chicago-area abortion clinics and discovered that measurements like temperature, pulse and blood-pressure were, more often than not, fabricated and recorded in patients' charts.
Dr. Ming Kow Hah: Physician of pain
Pamela Zekman
Pamela Warrick
This fourth article in the Sun Times' "Abortion Profiteers" series reports that Dr. Hah, who operates at several Chicago-area abortion clinics, does not administer any anesthetics to his patients, making the procedure very painful.
The Abortion Lottery: Women take chances with 'tryout' doctors
Pamela Zekman
Pamela Warrick
This third article in the Sun-Times' "Abortion Profiteers" series, reveals that some of Chicago's most popular abortion clinics are staffed by unlicensed or under-qualified doctors.
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