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Reports by Professional Accreditation or Certification Organizations

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports exclusion from discovery in any civil or criminal action of the proceedings of a medical or peer review committee, the records and materials it produces and the materials it considers, that provided by the institution to a professional standards review organization that performs any accreditation or certification, including the Joint Commission, and patient safety organizations.

(Resolution 43-1998, adopted 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L3-2004, Item 28, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report I-2009, Item 3-12, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 40, adopted 10/25/2014)