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- Potential solutions for the physician shortage
In response to reports of the impending physician shortage, FierceHealthcare recently explored possible remedies for the problem.
- Woman pleads guilty to injecting Colombian massage oil into lips and buttocks
A Dorchester, Massachusetts woman faces up to a year in prison and a $10,000 fine after pleading guilty to charges related to offering unlicensed lip and buttock augmentation injections using Colombian massage oil.
- Judge approves $190 million settlement between John Hopkins and secretly filmed patients
A judge recently approved a $190 million settlement that John Hopkins has agreed to pay to settle claims that a gynecologist, Nikita Levy, secretly filmed and photographed patients during examinations
- Heard this week
“Doctors need some quiet, down time, some time to think, to pay attention. We need to create our own boundaries between our personal and professional lives that are respected. We need to think we can get away, to regroup, have some quiet time for ourselves or with a patient, even for a moment.”Wes Fisher, MD, discusses the work-life balance in a blog post on KevinMD.
- Editor’s Note
Dear readers,Mark your calendars for March 12-13, 2015 for the return of the Credentialing Resource Center Symposium at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. We have a great group of speakers lined up: Hugh Greeley; Todd Sagin, MD, JD; Carol S. Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS; and Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS.
In the weeks to come, keep your eyes open for more information about the symposium and interviews with the speakers in our e-zines, blogs, and newsletters. For more information about the symposium or to register, click here.Thanks for reading!
Son Hoang, editor, Medical Staff Leader Insider
- Understanding medical staff bylaws
Medical staffs are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for today’s care environment. These trusted documents may now fail to provide clear guidance, be noncompliant with accreditation standards, or create liability for the hospital. However, a full bylaws review is time-consuming and futile without a clear understanding of the revision process or the purpose behind the bylaws.
Credentialing Resource Center Blog
Medical Staff Leader is a free blog of short daily news, tips and tools, and opinion editorials from medical staff leaders.
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