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Dr_Stefan_Kruszewski_MD_Thumbnail133 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
Phone: (717) 234-2684
Fax: (717) 234-2686

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    ABC News: 20/20 Interview 12/2/2011

     

    Dr. Kruszewski talks with 20/20 about the issues of overmedication and the abuse of children in the foster care system

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    The Beginning Of The End Of Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment?

    In my specialty as an addiction psychiatrist, I have often advocated for residential treatment when unremitting drug and alcohol problems persist because other, less intensive, services have failed. That may soon change.

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    Doctors Conflicting Interests Can Cost Money and Lives, and Hinder Medical Discoveries

    In recent months, the print media have once again outed another group of physicians who benefit from undisclosed financial renumeration from pharmaceutical companies, accompanied by serious conflicts of interest.

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    Physicians: Prescribing Less May Improve Outcomes

    With a few exceptions, when physicians talk, they recommend. Take this. Try that. They satisfy the expectation that automatically comes with a patient's visit or phone call. The physician is compelled to make a recommendation -- a pill, a device or a procedure.

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    Need For Effective Impairment Interventions And Mandated Treatments Extends To Attorneys, Too

    Regarding: "Corrective medical education" (Article, Jan. 24): After I finished reading this article, I was reminded that attorneys are involved in many of the situations...

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ABC News: 20/20 Interview 12/2/2011

Dr. Kruszewski talks with 20/20 about the issues of overmedication and abuse of children in the foster care system.

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ABC 27 News: TV Interview

Dr. Kruszewski is interviewed about the AstraZeneca settlement.

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AstraZeneca Pays $520 Million

AstraZeneca has agreed to pay $520 million in civil fines, penalties and damages to settle allegations that the company defrauded Medicare, Medicaid and other government-funded programs in connection with its marketing and promotional practices for the blockbuster atypical antipsychotic Seroquel.

Read the Press Release Here!

Pfizer Pays $2 Billion Settlement

Pfizer, Inc. has agreed to plead guilty to criminal conduct and to pay more than $2 billion in criminal and civil fines, penalties and damages to settle allegations made in multiple whistleblower lawsuits that the pharmaceutical giant defrauded Medicare, Medicaid and other government-funded health care programs

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U.S. Attorney Announces First Settlement Involving Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities

U.S. Attorney Announces First Settlement Involving Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities in connection with billing of the Medicaid program for servies to children and adolescents in 2005 at Southwood's three Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs):

Read the U.S. Department of Justice Press Release Here!

Fatal Overdoses Were Fueled By Prescription Drugs

By Tony Saavedra
The Orange County Register
Published March 11, 2011

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A Sugared Pill

By Andrew Jack
The Financial Times
Published March 8, 2011

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