PSQIAPatient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
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As discussed in Section II, after enacting the PSQIA in 2005, the United States encouraged facilities to voluntarily report medical errors.
397, 397 (2010) (discussing the PSQIA and its potential effects on patient safety).
Even though the PSQIA was passed in 2005, the Department of Health and Human Services did not issue the PSQIA until December 2008.
employ the PSQIA privilege to protect M&Ms, and that physicians and
hospitals do their part by fulfilling the requirements of the PSQIA such
on empirical evidence) when it passed both the HCQIA and the PSQIA. (55)
2014) (holding information obtained in a state mandated incident report is not privileged under PSQIA).
"By disregarding the purpose of the PSQIA, and by misconstruing the privilege it creates, the Court undermines Kentucky's healthcare providers full participation in the patient safety' system and to that extent, at least, both frustrates Congress's intent and denies Kentuckians the benefits of PSQIA's approach to healthcare safety." Id.
The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA) amends the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C.
The Patient Safety Rule (PSR) implements select provisions of PSQIA. Subpart C of the PSR establishes the confidentiality provisions and disclosure permissions for the patient safety work product and the enforcement procedures for violations of confidentiality pursuant to section 922 of the statute.
With passage of the PSQIA, safety reporting systems, AHRQ started work in 2006 to public or private, for identify candidate standards for use by both government the data content of a national data agencies and health care network and reach consensus on providers?
Doctors and hospitals might also seek federal legislation or regulation expanding the federal protective umbrella of PSQIA. See note 207, supra.