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Letter to the Editor Published in The Los Angeles Times - Saturday, March 22, 2008

The state medical board's financial support is entirely through physician license renewal.  Only when legislators change funding or strengthen and enforce regulaton will the board's priority of protecting physicians change to enduring patient safety.

Hillarie Levy - Simi Valley

On Your Side
Holding Doctors Responsible Hillarie Levy Simi Valley, Calif.
By Kate Ashford

October 6, 2006 - Local woman won't give up her fight against medical malpractice - Simi Valley Acorn
Efforts help convince state Senate to pass new bill -

November 22, 2005
State Faults Kaiser Doctors

Revisiting the case of a woman whose cancer was misdiagnosed, medical regulators decide to censure five more physicians.
By Debora Vrana
Times Staff Writer

October 30, 2005 - High cost of the Best Healthcare - response by Dr. Golden Pan of Thousands Oaks to Los Angeles Times Article.Sunday, Business Section Response to "How Many Doctors Should Be Blamed?" - Los Angeles Times - October 23, 2005

October 25, 2005 - Mother Tries To Change HMO Law
National Legal News

October 23, 2005

How Many Doctors Should Be Blamed?
"People aren't getting the whole story on their HMOs or their doctors from the state of California."
Hillarie Levy, whose daughter died after her cancer was misdiagnosed.

October 31, 2005
Los Angeles Attorney - B. Casey Yim of the law firm Murchison and Cumming, LLP accuses Los Angeles Times reporter of misquoting him.  Was the intent of Mr.Yim's writing to cast a shadow on the veracity of the entire article or is he sincere?

News Coverage by Station KEYT- Santa Barbara on September 23, 2005

Death sparks Simi mother's mission

By Adam Foxman,
August 20, 2005

Simi Valley woman wants daughter’s doctors publicy named for misdiagnoses
By Michelle Knight
In 2002, her daughter Robyn Libitsky was granted an arbitration award of nearly $1 million after suing Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and several of its doctors because they misdiagnosed her medical condition.
Ever since, Levy has been on a crusade to have the Medical Board of California note on its website every Kaiser doctor named in the arbitration award. They did so for only one of the doctors named in the document.  Read more:

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