Effective Documentation of Peer Review Under Amendment 7


Overview of Amendment 7

•“Patients’ right to know about adverse incidents.”

•“Patients have a right to have access to any records made or received in the course of business by a health care facility or provider relating to an adverse medical incident”

•“Adverse medical incident means:

–medical negligence, intentional misconduct, and any neglect or default of a health care facility or provider;

–that caused or could have caused injury to or death of a patient;

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