High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Aug 1 1976, Page 12

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 1, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Iza High Point Enterprise sunday August i 1976 malpractice firm suggests physicians need watchdogs Charlotte a a Virginia based a malpractice research Quot firm plans to enlist Charlotte medical personnel to a look Over the shoulders of local physicians according to the Charlotte news. The news reported saturday that malpractice research inc., of Herndon va., plans to use newspaper and direct mail advertising to ask nurses orderlies aides and other medical personnel to watch doctors. Or. H. Barry Jacobs a surgeon told the news he and a group of doctors and laymen in the Northern Virginia Washington d c., area formed malpractice research inc., in january. A we Are not out to stir up groundless Jacobs said a were just out to educate the Public. Most people Don t know what constitutes malpractice Quot Jacobs said the organization is trying to a assist people who have been injured and help put the doctors on Jacbos said the firms ads in a Virginia paper Drew complaints from medical societies and the Virginia attorney general s office investigated to determine if the company was operating illegally. A spokesman in the Virginia attorney general s office told the news the Case is still under investigation. Two Mecklenburg county medical society officials said Charlotte doctors will not like the idea of someone watching them for possible malpractice action. A a we be been looking Over each others shoulders for a Long time Here. Maybe we can do a Little better Job but in a not sure this is the Way a by setting up a police department Quot said of soldiers at fort Bragg or. Frederick h. Taylor medical society president. Or. Jerry h. Greenhoot a medical society member said if the firm tries to enlist Charlotte medical personnel As investigators a people will begin to distrust their doctors and doctors Are going to get Jacobs said several thousand letters have been mailed to lawyers across the country telling them his firm has licensed physicians surgeons and specialists available to help them evaluate medical records for a $400 fee. Jacobs said the firm s doctors will testify in court for $100 to $150 an hour. Jacobs who said he has been in private practice for three years said ads will be run in Charlotte newspapers asking patients who think they might have a malpractice Case to Contact the company. Misuse of food endangers health Fayetteville a army records show that mishandling of food at it. Bragg created health hazards and that thousands of pounds of food were wasted because of inadequate warehousing or freezing facilities according to the Fayetteville times the paper cited records obtained through the Freedom of information act after it Bragg officials refused to release them. The paper reported that the documents support food inspectors allegations of unsanitary conditions in commissary operations and food Raleigh drought broken Raleigh a Raleigh a critical water situation has eased slightly. But a City official has warned that despite a Friday night Shower that raised the Neuse River to its highest level in recent weeks much More rain is needed before citizens can relax Over the water situation Quot i feel we re a Long Way from being Safe yet Quot Public j utilities director Jesse s. I Goodman said. Quot conservation measures will have to continue Tor a Good White until we get two or three Days of Good soaking rain to replenish the ground water Supply. These thundershowers just won t do in i the National weather service at the Raleigh Durham Airport recorded a rainfall of .45 inches Friday night. In downtown Raleigh. 4 1 inches was recorded but the rainfall was enough to raise the flow of the Neuse to 22 88 million Gallons. That s up from a Low of 6.5 million on wednesday but still a Long shot from the Normal daily flow of 400 million Gallons Utility Sale to bring unc new Library kill Devil Hills apr trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have agreed to spend the $32 million it will get from the Sale of University utilities to build a Library and improve two others on the Campus although the sales of the electric Telephone water and sewer facilities has not yet been approved officially Chancellor Ferebee Taylor told the trustees he expects approval next week there was no dissent As the trustees approved Taylor s recommendation that $22 million be used to construct a new Central Library $2 8 million be used to add three floors to the health affairs Library and $5 6 million be used for renovations at the graduate Library. Goodman said the Public a response to City pleas to conserve water has been Good but he urged area residents to continue to save water. Water consumption was Down Friday to 21 14 million Gallons from 25.03 million Gallons a week ago. Warehouse procedures and allegations of Mold from fungus in cold storage coolers. Other allegations which the records support were that a numerous potential health hazards involving food handling and sales existed As it. Bragg. A inadequate warehouse facilities resulted in the waste of thousands of pounds of food. A thousands of pounds of food were wasted by inferior freezing facilities in commissary and warehouse systems. A Frozen meat was being packaged and sold As fresh meat. A and auditing of food items at it. Bragg to catch contractor violations was questionable. The Fayetteville times published a series of articles in june based on food inspectors allegations of problems at it. Bragg. It. Bragg commanding Gen Henry Emerson ordered an investigation into the bases system following the news accounts. The investigation produced a preliminary report which said a some meat processing practices need to be improved and that there exist some inadequate storage facilities Quot at the base. The preliminary report confirmed that meat handlers were mixing discoloured ground beef with fresher beef to improve appearances and sales. It Bragg spokesmen have said problems alluded to in their preliminary report either have been or Are being corrected folding leg tables and folding chairs dependable economical semis too Tor surface a plastic Laminar #100 30 .72 $3150 #100 30 .96 $36 50 Formica tap $5 of per table Alto adjustable log Tablet a tillable All steel chairs adult 18&Quot or. Chair is Quot primary 13&Quot 5.90 �?~5.70 5.50 Jim von Hecke Democrat for North Carolina House in Stock for Hamidi ate pickup open i o in. Til s pm a men. Thru Friday i my. A Tahr by appointment \j5\x<the Vernon equipment Xvi company inc. 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