Wisconsin Reporting Statute

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WISCONSIN

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Wis. Stat. Ann. §50.36 Rules and standards .

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3(b) If, as a result of peer investigation or written notice thereof, a hospital staff member who is licensed by the medical examining board or podiatry affiliated credentialing board, for any reasons that include the quality of or ability to practice, loses his or her hospital staff privileges, has his or her hospital staff privileges reduced or resigns from the hospital staff, the hospital shall so notify the medical examining board or podiatry affiliated credentialing board, whichever is applicable, within 30 days after the loss, reduction or resignation takes effect. Temporary suspension due to incomplete records need not be reported.

(c) If, as a result of peer investigation or written notice thereof, a hospital staff member who is licensed by the medical examining board, or podiatry affiliated credentialing board, for reasons that do not include the quality of or ability to practice, loses his or her hospital staff privileges for 30 days or more, has his or her hospital staff privileges reduced for 30 days or more or resigns from the hospital staff for 30 days or more, the hospital shall so notify the medical examining board or podiatry affiliated credentialing board, whichever is applicable, within 30 days after the loss, reduction or resignation takes effect. Temporary suspension due to incomplete records need not be reported.

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§448.115. Duty to report.

(1) A physician who has reason to believe any of the following about another physician shall promptly submit a written report to the board that shall include facts relating to the conduct of the other physician:

(a) The other physician is engaging or has engaged in acts that constitute a pattern of unprofessional conduct.

(b) The other physician is engaging or has engaged in an act that creates an immediate or continuing danger to one or more patients or to the public.

(c) The other physician is or may be medically incompetent.

(d) The other physician is or may be mentally or physically unable safely to engage in the practice of medicine or surgery.

(2) No physician who reports to the board under sub. (1) may be held civilly or criminally liable or be found guilty of unprofessional conduct for reporting in good faith.