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Cardiologist Jashu Patel MD, Jackson Cardiology Associates & Allegiance Hospital Settle Lawsuit Involving Inappropriate Cardiac Procedures for $4 Million

//Cardiologist Jashu Patel MD, Jackson Cardiology Associates & Allegiance Hospital Settle Lawsuit Involving Inappropriate Cardiac Procedures for $4 Million

Cardiologist Jashu Patel MD, Jackson Cardiology Associates & Allegiance Hospital Settle Lawsuit Involving Inappropriate Cardiac Procedures for $4 Million

By David Mittleman

The Doctors and Hospital in Jackson, Michigan, Unnecessarily Subjected Patients to Invasive and Potentially Harmful Procedures

Cardiologist Dr. Julie Kovach showed the courage that few other doctors do by exposing abuse within her profession.  Dr. Kovach was previously an independent contractor with Jackson Cardiology Associates.  She filed a lawsuit alleging Jashu Patel, M.D. and Jackson Cardiology Associates performed catheterizations for patients based on nuclear stress tests that were improperly read as positive.

According to findings by the US government, which investigated and intervened in the case, 75% of patients had no significant blockage and underwent unnecessary, invasive, and …read more

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