Alyce C. Katayama quoted in article “Out-of-court malpractice settlements reportable to data bank”Medical Compliance Review 10/13/14
Following is an excerpt:
Adverse actions taken by a state medical or licensing board and adverse privileging actions by a hospital of more than 30 days also are reportable.
Being reported to the NPDB can have serious repercussions on a physician, including financial losses and damage to reputation. “Everyone is trying to avoid reporting,” notes attorney Alyce Katayama with Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, Wis.
Originally published in Medical Compliance Review, October 13, 2014