Applying Section 1 To Hospital Peer Review Decisions
August 15, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT
Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT) -- Decisions to grant or terminate a doctor’s privileges to practice medicine at a particular hospital are often made through a peer review process by a hospital and its staff doctors. Generally, a doctor can admit and treat patients only at hospitals where the doctor has staff privileges.
The peer review process can have a significant economic impact on a doctor’s practice for a number of reasons, including a limited number of hospitals in a particular market, a limited number that will accommodate a doctor’s practice area...
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