Horty Springer: Effectively Evaluating Malpractice Actions and Other “Red Flags” in the Credentialing Process…Is it Time to Establish Written Guidance on Both?_Enduring
Two trends have emerged that are raising the bar for those performing this most important work:
- Identifying and formalizing the most common applicant “red flags” to be aware of in the credentialing process; and
- Developing a focused policy on how to evaluate the radioactive issue of malpractice actions and settlements, which has caused consternation for many Medical Staffs and their Boards for years.
Join Paul Verardi as he discusses the benefits of these trends, most notably, that they provide education and sophistication for all credentialers, improve consistency and standardize how these issues are addressed, and even minimize legal risks. Paul will also discuss specific examples of what various Medical Staffs have developed…or are in the process of developing…and how they are being utilized.
Suggested Additional Reading:
- Interpretation of Medical Malpractice Payment Information, National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook (October 2018) https://www.npdb.hrsa.gov/guidebook/EMMPR.jsp#InterpretationMMPR
- The Ideal Credentialing Standards: Best Practice Criteria and Protocol for Hospitals, NAMSS Roundtable Credentialing Best Practice Criteria White Paper (February 2014) https://www.namss.org/Portals/0/Regulatory/NAMSS%20Roundtable%20Credentialing%20Best%20Practice%20Criteria%20White%20Paper.pdf
Join us for "Effectively Evaluating Malpractice Actions and Other “Red Flags” in the Credentialing Process…Is it Time to Establish Written Guidance on Both?"
This training is specifically targeted to:
- Pharmacy Technician
- Physician Assistant
Upon completion of this audio conference, participants will be able to:
- Identify and describe the differences between “threshold eligibility criteria” and applicant “red flags” in the credentialing process.
- Develop and adopt written guidance on applicant “red flags” to then be utilized by those involved in the credentialing process.
- Develop and adopt a focused policy on how to better evaluate the difficult issue of assessing malpractice judgments and settlements for applicants seeking to join the Medical Staff.
This site is designed to supplement training that has already occurred and should be used to administer the post-test, collect CME evaluations, and issue credit.
Paul Verardi, JD. Partner, Horty, Springer & Mattern, PC.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and HortySpringer Seminars. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Attendance