Credentialing & Privileging

Another Amendment 7 case allows additional ­document discovery

Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, March 1, 2012

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Florida's Amendment 7, or the "Patients' Right to Know About Adverse Medical Incidents Act," continues to flex its muscle in cases involving negligent credentialing, making additional medical records discoverable. Previous cases have already shown Amendment 7 to be self-­executing and applicable toward existing medical records, and the most recent case also opens blank credentialing applications to discoverability.

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