Troubling questions follow closure of big pain clinic chain – Los Angeles Times

HANFORD, Calif. — 

On May 13 of last year, the cellphones of thousands of California residents undergoing treatment for chronic pain lit up with a terse text message: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lags Medical Centers will be closing effective May 19, 2021.”

In a matter of days, Lags Medical, a sprawling network of privately owned pain clinics serving more than 20,000 patients …….

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I-Team: Baltimore pain clinic shuts down after DEA search – WBAL TV Baltimore

The South Baltimore Pain Center on South Hanover Street suddenly closed after federal drug enforcement agents showed up with a search warrant and seized patient records, the 11 News I-Team has learned.Now, patients are wondering where to get their medication.The 11 News I-Team spoke with a patient who asked not to be named. He has been going to see Dr. Harry Sernaker at the clinic for yea…….

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How Sheila Thompson plans on increasing ASC utilization at Twin Cities Pain Clinic and Surgery Center – Becker’s ASC Review

Sheila Thompson, RN, serves as practice administrator at Edina, Minn.-based Twin Cities Pain Clinic and Surgery Center. Ms. Thompson will serve on the panel “The New Work-Life Balance: Best Ideas to Meet Staff and Physician Needs” at Becker’s 19th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference.

As part of an ongoing series, Becker’s is talking to healthcare leaders …….

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