Doctor hoping to reform peer review process

Centre County doctor Edward Dench Jr., President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is pushing for a statewide peer review system to evaluate physicians. Dench has been fighting for the changes for five years. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dench thinks the current system favors those with power, and not those who speak up about problems with patient care. However, proposed legislation on the matter has stalled. For the full story, visit .