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- Woman admits to posing as a physician assistant
An Annapolis, Maryland woman pleaded guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft after she used forged documents to pose as a physician assistant for a pediatrician.
- Join us at the Credentialing Resource Center Symposium
Join us as we bring MSPs and medical staff leaders together to discover innovative approaches to top medical staff challenges at the Credentialing Resource Center Symposium at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, on March 12-13, 2015.
- Resolve Practitioner Turf Conflicts
Jack Cox, MD, MMM, one of the authors of Resolve Practitioner Turf Conflicts: Medical Staff, AHP, and Offsite Disputes, sat down with HCPro to share his personal experience with turf conflicts as both a physician and physician executive.
- Survey: Only 6% of hospitals say they are well-prepared for Ebola
An Ebola readiness poll conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) found that only 6% of respondents believed their facilities are well-prepared to receive a patient with Ebola.
- Physician assistant sentenced to 15 years in prison for Medicare fraud
A licensed physician assistant was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $85 million in restitutions for participating in a scheme in which he and his co-conspirators claimed $200 million in fraudulent Medicare billings
- Editor's Note
Dear readers,If you missed our webcast this week, Medical Staff Governance Documents: The Increasing Importance of Contemporary Bylaws, it is now available on-demand. If your organization is thinking about overhauling or updating its bylaws, this webcast is worth a listen to make sure the revision process is done correctly.I’d also like to congratulate Monica Bilecky, CPMSM, CPCS, credentials manager at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, for winning our NAMSS drawing for a seat at the Credentialing Resource Center Symposium in March 2015. To learn more about the symposium, read below.Thanks for reading!Son Hoang, editor, Medical Staff Leader Insider
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