Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 37
Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-37-28

§ 5-37-28. Communications of information among healthcare facilities.

Any licensed healthcare facility, acting by and through its chief executive officer or his or her designee, may, upon the request of any other licensed healthcare facility, communicate to the chief executive officer of the requesting facility or his or her designee any or all information available regarding circumstances under which the privileges of any physician were changed as described in § 5-37-9(3). No healthcare facility, chief executive officer (or his or her designee), nor any member of a peer-review board of a licensed healthcare facility communicating information under this section, or other person participating in or providing information to this peer-review board, shall have any liability arising out of this communication, unless the person making this communication is not acting in good faith.

History of Section.
P.L. 1988, ch. 572, § 1.