Lorraine Parker, representing herself as a plaintiffs attorney, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed how the bill provides a less controversial way to resolve cases.
Jean Martin, representing herself as an attorney and emergency room physician, testified in support of the measure. She discussed the importance of candor and allowing a physician to discuss the "nuts and bolts" of a situation. She stressed that the bill does not change other safeguards and protections under current law. She distributed a handout regarding the National Practitioner Data Bank (Attachment B).