PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND TRAUMA SERVICES
153-A:9 Proceedings Confidential; Liability.
I. As used in this section, "records" means records of interviews and all reports, statements, minutes, memoranda, charts, statistics, and other documentation generated during the activities carried out by the trauma medical review committee and its subcommittees under RSA 153-A:8, V(b) and (c). Records shall not mean original medical records or other records kept relative to any patient in the course of the business of operating a hospital or an emergency medical service unit.
II. Records of the trauma medical review committee shall be confidential and privileged and shall be protected from direct or indirect means of discovery, subpoena, or admission into evidence in any judicial or administrative proceeding.
III. No hospital, trustee, medical staff, employee of a hospital, nor any emergency medical service unit or volunteer or employee of a unit shall be held liable in any action for damages or other relief arising from the provision of information to the trauma medical review committee.
Source. 1999, 345:6, eff. July 1, 1999.