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Denise M. Destache

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The Quality Improvement/Peer Review Privilege: It’s Not Automatic

Posted in Health Care Law, Privileges

The need for Quality Improvement and Peer Review Activities to remain confidential and to be protected from discovery in a lawsuit has long been recognized.   Historically, Nebraska’s quality and peer review statutes have provided very limited privilege protection.  Many hospitals … Continue reading

Hospital Policies: Will They be a Burden or a Benefit to You in Litigation?

Posted in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management

Hospital policies are adopted for the purpose of providing a safe environment and quality care to patients.  They are also adopted as a means of preventing liability.  It is becoming increasingly common, however, for policies to be used against health … Continue reading