What’s New in Health Law


An appellate court in Illinois reversed a trial court’s decision to deny a cardiologist’s request for an emergency temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction after a hospital imposed a summary suspension on his clinical privileges.

Murphy v. Advocate Health and Hosps. Corp.

Check out this case and more on our What’s New page.


Question of the Week

We have an applicant for medical staff appointment who disclosed that he was under probation for a time during his residency. Despite our requests, he has refused to provide any additional information related to this matter. He also has declined to sign an authorization that would allow us to talk freely with his program director.

We have language in our Medical Staff Credentials Policy stating that the burden is on the applicant to provide any information requested, or his or her application will be held as incomplete. Is this a situation where we can rely on this provision?

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