The discoverability of peer review documents

The discoverability of peer review documents
Bruce D. Armon, John H. Chung
Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider

Bruce D. Armon, a partner in the Health Practice Group, and John H. Chung, an associate in the Corporate Group, contributed an article to Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider discussing recent cases that examine whether state peer review privileges extend to actions in federal court, and the scope of the state‚Äôs peer review privilege. Peer review is used to examine the nature and quality of care provided to patients and the qualifications and credentials of healthcare providers to determine whether they may practice in a particular institution and under what guidelines. The goal of peer review is to evaluate elements of care to improve the overall quality of care.