Horty Springer Mercy Medical Center - Medical Staff Leadership Program 4.28.23
Identify the process and techniques that promote effective and efficient credentialing practices for initial appointment, reappointment and clinical privileges.
Identify those elements that commonly impede the peer review process, as well as practices for an organized, constructive, effective peer review process.
Utilize collegial intervention and other progressive steps when attempting to address issues related to a practitioner’s clinical competence and/or professional conduct.
Review reporting requirements for the National Practitioner Data Bank around investigations, suspensions, revocation of temporary privileges and more.
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Legal Protections for Medical Staff Leaders – and Best Practices to
Health Care Quality Improvement Act
State Peer Review Statute
Protections in Medical Staff Bylaws and Application Forms
Confidentiality is Key to Culture - How to Maintain and Reinforce It!
Minutes Matter! What Should They Include?
Best Practices for Key Pieces of Medical Staff Documentation
9:00 am to 10:00 am Initial Application Case Study
Spotting “Red Flags” in an Application
But What if You Are “in Dire Need of…”?
10:00 am to 10:15 am Break
10:15 am to 11:15 am
Credentialing Take-Home Tips
Tips and Tools for Initial Applicants
Are All “Red Flags” Created Equal?
What’s the Big Deal with Waivers?
Recruitment and Credentialing Issues
Giving and Getting References
11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Hot Topics in Privileging
What Could Go Wrong?
“Turf Battles” and New Privileges
Advanced Practice Providers
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LeeAnne Mitchell, JD
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Other health care professionals:
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- 3.75 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.
- 3.75 Attendance