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Doctor who issued over 335,000 opioid prescriptions says she did no wrong

By NBC News

She issued more than 335,000 opioid prescriptions — more than any other doctor in West Virginia. When the feds raided the clinic, she fled to the BahamasRead full story

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  • Here is how she can find out she did something wrong. Find out the population of her town. Pull all 335,000 prescriptions. Count how many pills was in each bottle for each prescription. If there is 5 to 10 pills for each man, woman and child, then doc you definitely did something wrong.

    This is what makes me the most angry about this situation. How is she that naive? How are these doctors getting away with greed that is ultimately influencing addiction and death? How is there no punishment for their

    Here is how she can find out she did something wrong. Find out the population of her town. Pull all 335,000 prescriptions. Count how many pills was in each bottle for each prescription. If there is 5 to 10 pills for each man, woman and child, then doc you definitely did something wrong.

    This is what makes me the most angry about this situation. How is she that naive? How are these doctors getting away with greed that is ultimately influencing addiction and death? How is there no punishment for their acts nor the pharmaceutical companies? Oh wait I know. Silly me. Lobbyists and corporations are running the medical industry.

  • Greg Vetter
    Greg VetterCEO at Tessemae’s

    This former doctor is obviously a crazy person. Trying to put rational solutions to an irrational person/problem is the shortest route to insanity. Hopefully she stays in the Bahamas.

  • Robert Chickey
    Robert ChickeyFinish Designer at Bespoke-Finish, Inc

    Burying your head in the sand and admitting no guilt is the crux of this issue. The opiod companies claimed their drugs were non addictive. Then offered sizeable payments/incentives to doctors to write prescriptions. A vicious cycle that has left a generation of death most prevalent in the poorer communities. This epidemic, which is far from over, will cost trillions of dollars over time, and the original perpetrators will get off Scot free. That's corporate America today.

  • Ricky Rash
    Ricky Rashagent at Moore financial services

    Big pharmacy has a stake in all this. They make millions and stock in those drives turning a blind eye. Hoover may as well been a drug lord or cartel leader

  • JJ Brennan
    JJ BrennanMan At The Top at Blue Spruce Productions

    If she didn’t do anything wrong, why take off for the Bahamas?

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