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Philly Prison Medical Provider Ordered to Produce Death Review

July 1, 2022, 3:07 PM

Corizon Health Inc. failed to shut down a subpoena for records resulting from its investigation into a Pennsylvania prisoner’s death because federal law didn’t shield them from discovery, a US court said.

The prison health-care provider argued that the Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act’s privilege shielded the documents from discovery, but it didn’t show that they were prepared solely to be submitted to a patient safety organization, or PSO, as required by the law, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said.

Jonathan Gleaves Jr. died while in the custody of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons. Corizon, ...