Horty Springer Tristar Sklyline Medical Center Medical Staff Bylaws revision Project 4.11.23
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
Identify common credentialing issues and develop best practices relating to initial appointment, reappointment, and clinical privileges;
Identify and manage the variety of peer review issues that confront them in their roles as physician leaders; and
Define the legal responsibilities of Medical Staff leaders and the legal protections available to them.
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EFFECTIVE MEDICAL STAFF GOVERNANCE
Why revise the Medical Staff Bylaws (if it ain’t broke, why fix it?)
Pros and cons to consistency within the Medical Staff Bylaws of “sister” hospitals
Top tips for Medical Staff Bylaws that give physician leaders the tools they
need for quality, fairness, and ease of use. Including:
Definitions with impact: “Good Standing,” “Present,” “Complete,” and more!
Medical Staff categories that make sense and prevent abuse
Threshold eligibility criteria
Prerequisites to commencing clinical care
Good authorization and release language
Misrepresentations/Omissions on applications
Relinquishment/Resignation of Privileges
The burden to provide information, submit to an examination, and/or
attend meetings upon request
Leaves of absence & reinstatement
Expedited review of reinstatement requests for criminal
Expedited review of precautionary suspensions
Actions that give rise to hearing rights (and actions that do not!)
Conflicts of interest guidelines
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
Rachel Remaley, JD
No 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 with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
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 1.50 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.
- 1.50 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.
- 1.50 Attendance