Is It Reportable? – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care.

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After receiving multiple “quality of care” complaints about a physician, a hospital initiated an investigation. During the investigation, the physician resigned her clinical privileges at the hospital. Since there was no professional review action taken, should a report be submitted to the NPDB?

Yes. The investigation was triggered by an event involving professional competence and centered on the physician’s performance outside the scope of a routine review. Since the physician resigned her clinical privileges while under investigation, a report must be submitted to the NPDB.

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