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National Practitioner Data Bank

MeSH ID: D016749

DEFINITION: A databank established by the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 authorizing the Department of Health and Human Services to collect and release information on the professional competence and conduct of physicians, dentists, nurses, and other health care practitioners. The data include adverse actions on physicians' malpractice, licensure, hospital privileges, concealing of pertinent information, and the like.

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economics [Q000191] ; history [Q000266] ; legislation & jurisprudence [Q000331] ; statistics & numerical data [Q000706] ; utilization [Q000656]

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