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The United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio held that a hospital’s Safety Event Reporting System (“SERS”) reports, as well as a mock-up or recreation of a subarachnoid drain and pictures thereof, were created for peer review purposes and were, in turn, protected from discovery in a malpractice suit brought by the family of a patient who later died.

Meck v. Cleveland Clinic Found.

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Question of the Week

The Medical Executive Committee disagrees with the way the Credentials Committee is managing a particular issue that has come before the Credentials Committee for consideration. Since the MEC has higher authority in the medical staff leadership structure, can it direct the Credentials Committee on how to manage the issue? Or is the Credentials Committee free to proceed as it sees fit?

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