The Board of Trustees of Catholic Medical Center, with the support of Administration and the Medical Executive Committee, has approved an external review of past and current practices with a focus on its credentialing, peer review and quality improvement processes. Horty, Springer & Mattern, P.C., a nationally recognized health law firm, has been engaged to perform this independent review. The Board selected HortySpringer because of its reputation as a leader in the health care field. Since 1971, HortySpringer has been dedicated to working with hospital, board, and physician leaders, across the country, to ensure that patients receive high quality, safe, competent care. Over that time, HortySpringer has prided itself on impartial and unbiased work. To that end, HortySpringer will perform an independent, objective, and comprehensive review and will report its findings, conclusions, and recommendations to the Board of Catholic Medical Center.