Medical Liability- Peer Review: H.B. 1007 (2013)
Clarifies that in medical peer review proceedings, peer review information
Clarifies that in medical peer review proceedings, peer review information shall be private, confidential, privileged and not subject to discovery. Also states that in any action brought against a health care facility involving possible negligence in hiring, or contract with, a health care professional, any information discovered pursuant to a claim of negligence against such health care facility shall not be admissible as evidence until a judge or jury has first found the health care professional to have been negligent in providing health care services to the patient I n such health acre facility.
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