Standard of care committee. 3364-10-03

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Purpose of Policy: The Committee supports legal defense by evaluating the care provided in litigation claims and determining if there were any standard of care issues.  The Committee improves patient safety and reduces future risk by referring any standard of care or patient safety concerns to the Medical Staff Peer Review Committee.
This policy supersedes: MUO Policy 01-087 dated 8/1/05, Keywords: care committee, standard of care, litigation management, UTP, Peer Review, 180 day letters, summons, complaints, lawsuits
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Policy Action:

Purpose of Policy: The Committee supports legal defense by evaluating the care provided in litigation claims and determining if there were any standard of care issues. The Committee improves patient safety and reduces future risk by referring any standard of care or patient safety concerns to the Medical Staff Peer Review Committee.

This policy supersedes: MUO Policy 01-087 dated 8/1/05
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Date Created: 2005-08-19