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Illinois Medical Studies Act Under Attack: Problems and Proposed Solutions

Presented by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Illinois Association Medical Staff and Illinois Risk Management Services
Webinar | December 13, 2017

Health Care partner Michael Callahan will present the "Illinois Medical Studies Act Under Attack: Problems and Proposed Solutions" webinar at 12:00 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday, December 13. The program will:

  • provide an overview of the Medical Studies Act and its amendments as well as the evolving case law interpretation of the privilege protections.
  • provide a summary of the Grossheusch and Nielson decisions, the court's holdings and the impact on hospital and medical staff peer review and quality assurance procedures.
  • identify proposed modifications to hospital procedures to limit the adverse impact of these two decisions if followed by trial courts and in order to maximize the privilege protections.
  • recommend litigation steps to take to defend against discovery subpoenas and motions to compel.

Watch the "Illinois Medical Studies Acct Under Attack: Problems and Proposed Solutions" presentation.

View the "Illinois Medical Studies Act Under Attack: Problems and Proposed Solutions" presentation slides.

View the "Illinois Medical Studies Act Under Attack: Problems and Proposed Solutions" Webinar Q&A.

View the Appellate Court of Illinois Second District opinion for Nielson v. SwedishAmerican Hospital.

View the Appellate Court of Illinois Second District opinion for Grosshuesch v. Edward Hospital.

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