Horty Springer Methodist Healthcare Peer Review Training 2.23.23
Identify and implement peer review “best practices” that foster consistent, effective, and constructive peer review processes and promote both patient safety and practitioner success Create Bylaws provisions to help physician leaders deal with credentialing and peer review challenges. recognize potential legal risks or inefficient or ineffective peer review procedures.
Peer Review Training
February 23, 2023
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Effective Peer Review
Overview of process
Obtaining specialty expertise
Obtaining meaningful input from those under review
Role of multi-specialty committee
Increasing focus on educational sessions and system/process issues
Performance Improvement Plan options
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Case Study on Peer Review of Clinical Concerns
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Break and Networking
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Collegial Counseling
Tips for preparing for and conducting collegial counseling
Documentation and access to files
3:15 – 3:40 p.m. Investigations (with a Capital “I”)
When does an Investigation begin?
How do you protect patients while the Investigation proceeds?
Sources of clinical expertise
Preparing the Investigation report
3:40 – 4:10 p.m. The Behavior/Patient Safety Connection (Professionalism Policy)
What do the courts, colleagues, and accrediting agencies say?
Performance Improvement Plan options for conduct
4:10 – 4:30 p.m. Practitioner Health
How common are health issues among practitioners?
Tips for addressing health issues
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Phil Zarone, JD
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Horty Springer 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 live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals:
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.
- 3.50 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.
- 3.50 Attendance