National Practitioner Data Bank
Databank, National Practitioner
Databanks, National Practitioner
National Practitioner Databank
National Practitioner Databanks
Practitioner Databank, National
Practitioner Databanks, National
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.