Credentialing & Privileging

Credentialing & Privileging Articles by Topic: Bylaws and Legal Issues

Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider October 2010

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 10, October 1, 2010

    Inside: Which type of coach do you need for your legal team? Statewide peer review...

Which type of coach do you need for your legal team?

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 10, October 1, 2010

    What’s the difference between a lawyer who represents the hospital and one who represents the...

Statewide peer review networks fill the gaps for hospitals

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 10, October 1, 2010

    Hospitals in rural areas face some formidable peer review obstacles. For starters, rural hospitals...

Featured blog post: Do you need a medical staff lawyer, or will a call to the hospital lawyer solve the problem?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 36, September 16, 2010

    When medical staffs face a legal problem, they have a choice as to whether they use the...

Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider September 2010

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 9, September 1, 2010

    Inside: What makes a medical staff witness an expert? CMS tweaks EMTALA to give...

CMS tweaks EMTALA to give hospitals leeway during emergencies and reduce paperwork

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 9, September 1, 2010

    On July 16, CMS issued a series of revisions to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor...

Before credentialing J-1 visa waiver practitioners, make sure all external qualifications are met

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 8, August 1, 2009

    Practitioners working under a J-1 visa waiver may seem like the perfect candidates to fill your...

Lack of NPDB reporting brings peer review practices into question

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 8, August 1, 2009

    As of December 2007, nearly 50% of U.S. hospitals had never reported a physician to the National...

Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider, August 2009

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 8, August 1, 2009

    In this issue of CPRLI, you’ll learn what steps you need to take to credential physicians...

Ask the expert: Which is the better phrase to use in cultural competency policies: gender identity or gender expression?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 9, February 26, 2009

    Gender identity is a term that is used to describe whether an individual identifies as female...

This Isn't Boston Legal

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 47, December 18, 2008

    Anne R. Buss, CPMSM, CPCS, is a medical staff consultant based in Fayetteville, AR. Dear...

Q&A: Can I, as an MSP, be personally and successfully sued for negligent credentialing?

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 34, November 25, 2008

    Most likely not. Unless a case can be made against you that clearly shows you recklessly...

Address telemedicine, contracted physicians, and advanced practice professionals in medical staff bylaws

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 11, November 1, 2008

    Medical staff bylaws are the blueprint by which your organization delivers the highest-quality...

Effective leadership training prevents lawsuits, ensures regulatory compliance

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 10, October 1, 2008

    The effectiveness of your medical staff leaders and, in particular, your medical executive...

On the lookout for red flags

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 34, September 4, 2008

    Sally J. Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, is a consultant with The Greeley Company, a division of HCPro...