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CHALLENGE OF REPORT TO THE NPDB

An appellate court in New York reinstated several claims brought by a physician who claimed he was wrongfully reported to the NPDB for resigning while under investigation. The court found, among other things, that the physician’s assertion that he resigned only after being assured by the hospital that he was not under investigation was sufficient to state a claim for tortious interference with prospective economic advantage.

Brook v. Peconic Bay Med. Ctr.

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Question of the Week

Our Leadership Council is developing a Performance Improvement Plan (“PIP”) for a practitioner at our hospital who does not play well with others. One member of our leadership team suggested that we send the practitioner out for a psychiatric evaluation before finalizing the PIP. Does this make sense?

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