Illinois Court Rejects Claim of Medical Act Privilege for Statistical Data on Infection Rates
Here’s a summary of an interesting Illinois opinion in Zangara v. Advocate Christ Medical Center . Nos. 1–09–1911, 1–09–1914 (June 10, 2011). The opinion rejects a claim of medical act privilege for statistical data on hospital infection rates. The opinion is to me interesting because data often matters more than opinions (or spin) about the data.