Iowa psychiatrist surrenders license; pre-signed 100+ prescriptions
April 12, 2012
On November 18, 2011, psychiatrist John L. Duffy surrendered his license to the Iowa Board of Medicine on charges that he failed to conform to the minimal standard of acceptable and prevailing practice of medicine when he pre-signed more than 100 blank prescriptions that were then issued by his non-physician staff, many for controlled substances.
Source: Statement of Charges and Settlement Agreement in the Matter of the Statement of Charges Against John L. Duffy, M.D., Filed No. 02-11-088, before the Iowa Board of Medicine.
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