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Employment – Hospital Staff Privileges – Immunity – HCQIA (access required)

A cardiothoracic surgeon loses his legal challenge to suspension of his medical privileges by defendant Charleston Area Medical Center Inc., which has immunity from suit under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act; the 4th Circuit affirms summary judgment for the hospital. On appeal, the surgeon’s primary argument is that the district court erred in holding that ...