*****UPDATE: Click here to read the November 2012 ruling from the Florida Board of Medicine determination that "probable cause did not exist"*****
This timeline contains many events that are directly related to the precautionary suspension and ultimate refusal to reinstate Dr. Dinsmore at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital (now Florida Hospital North Pinellas). It also contains many events that, taken alone, seem relatively insignificant. In fact, some of these may actually be meaningless. The timing, however, requires such events to be evaluated as to their place within the larger picture, which is this:
Dr. Dinsmore is a good doctor, who is also a decent person, who truly cares about her patients and the people of this community, who delivered almost 60% of the obstetric patients at HEMH during her first year, with good outcomes, who conservatively follows ABOG guidelines, and who has an admirably low rate of cesarean section deliveries.
The full timeline is available here , along with a number of questions that must be asked to put these events into perspective, concluding with:
Footnote: "Midwife A" in the timeline is Gaye Ficarotta CRNM who is currently employed at the practice of Dr. Trent Williams, Dr Joshua Goldman, and Dr. Jennifer Watson "Group ABC" of Women's Care Florida.