Tag Archives: Confidentiality

Pennsylvania Superior Court Rejects Peer Review Confidential for “Business Records”

In Kates v. Doylestown Hospital, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, in a non-precedential decision, held back the Pennsylvania Peer Review Protection Act does not provide confidentiality protection for certain records, stating: Peer review necessarily involves evaluating the quality of care provided by medical professionals or evaluating the qualifications of medical care providers. 0045cept for those portions … Continue Reading

Peer Review Confidentiality Impacted by Forum Shopping

In Kentucky, common law president permits discovery of peer review documents. Ohio Rev. Code § 2305.252 protects peer review discovery. In Saleba v. Schrand, the estate of a Kentucky resident sued an Ohio physician and Good Samaritan Hospital, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Kentucky based upon the results of medical services performed in Ohio. The Kentucky Supreme … Continue Reading