36-4B-34.4 Peer review activity defined.
Peer review activity defined.
For the purposes of §§ 36-4B-34.1 to 36-4B-34.4,
inclusive, peer review activity is the procedure by which a peer review committee monitors,
evaluates, and recommends actions to improve the delivery and quality of services within its
respective facility, agency, and profession, including any recommendation, consideration of
recommendations, action with regard to recommendations, and implementation of actions. Peer
review activity and acts or proceedings undertaken or performed within the scope of the functions
of a peer review committee include:
Matters affecting employment and terms of employment of an emergency medical
technician at any level by a health care facility or a licensed ambulance service;
Matters affecting the membership and terms of membership in a health professional
association composed of emergency medical technicians at any level, including decisions
to suspend membership privileges, expel from membership, reprimand, or censure a
member, or other disciplinary actions;
Review and evaluation of qualifications, competency, character, experience, activities,
conduct, or performance of an emergency medical technician at any level by a licensed
health care facility or a licensed ambulance service; and
Review of the quality, type, or necessity of services provided by any emergency medical
technician at any level employed by a licensed health care facility or a licensed ambulance
SL 2004, ch 244, § 4.