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Federal District Court in North Dakota upholds order requiring health system to provide a detailed privilege log for documents that were claimed to be privileged under the peer review and quality assurance privilege.

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Question of the Week

We are involved in an overhaul of our medical staff governance documents.  We put together a task force of system leaders to guide us through the process, including an advanced practice professional (APP).  Historically, our documents only referenced APPs in a single article.

The task force is being challenged to be more inclusive and integrate APPs throughout the documents, including as members of the medical staff, and as members of key committees like the Credentials Committee, Medical Executive Committee and the Peer Review Committee.  What are you seeing around the country?

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