Editor: Jane Pfeifle

Heart surgeon's claims stopped by HCQUIA

What? Another acronym to learn? Only if you are in the medical field. The Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQUIA) gives peer review panels and participants in the process immunity from any claims for damages as the result of their actions. When a surgeon lost his ability to practice, he hoped to recover. The South Dakota Supreme Court didn't give him any traction. Read More...