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Quality Measurement and Reporting in Tennessee

        Tennessee protects any and all records associated with the activities of quality improvement committees and all patient safety work product as confidential and privileged.1  Members of healthcare organizations may disclose protected information to quality improvement committees for patient safety reasons, but such disclosures will also remain confidential and privileged.2



  • 1. Tenn. Code Ann. § 68-11-272 (2012)
  • 2. Tenn. Code Ann. § 68-11-272 (2012)


Quality Measurement and Reporting in Tennessee

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Quality Measurement and Reporting Tenn. Code Ann. ยง68-11-272 - Establishment of Quality Improvement Committees and Requirements for Quality Improvement Records and Information Provided to the Quality Improvement Committee Quality Improvement Committees are committees formed by a health care organization to evaluate the safety, quality, costs, and processes of health...