Legislation/Case Law

Brief for the American Hospital Association and Federation of American Hospitals as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida, Inc. v. Jean Charles, Jr. No. 16-1446. July 6, 2017.

American Hospital Association; AHA; Federation of American Hospitals.

The ability to share data about medical errors in a protected environment is core to the patient safety organization concept. In this brief, authors advocate for the value these protections bring to health care by enabling the transparency needed to improve safety as they request the United States Supreme Court to hear a case that challenges these privileges.