Just another example of hospitals bullying independent doctors who are trying to provide more access to patients at a lower price. Shame on U of Vermont Med Center
Independent Doctors Say Hospital Thwarts Competition
BURLINGTON FREE PRESS | Dan D'Ambrosio | November 28, 2016
COLCHESTER - Days after they opened Northeastern Reproductive Medicine in a glass-and-granite building on Water Tower Hill, Doctors Christine Murray and Peter Casson were sued by the University of Vermont Medical Center.
The complaint drafted by Eric Miller — now U.S. attorney for Vermont — alleged that Murray and Casson tried to steal patients from the medical center, where they had run the infertility program for nearly two decades.
The lawsuit included five counts of breach of contract and one count of trade secret misappropriation.
"The whole thing was just terrifying," Murray said. "We had signed off on loans on this place for $2 million....Read more here.