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Fill in the blank: Medication containers should be labeled whenever a medication is prepared but
JULY 22, 2014
Before administering medication, it is critical to have five areas of information correct: patien
AUGUST 7, 2019
  What to do when you are under medical review
OCTOBER 13, 2017
A pharmacist must review all medication orders prior to the medication being dispensed exc
APRIL 22, 2014
Who should be notified when a medication has been recalled for safety reasons by the FDA or by th
After enrolling in medical school, future physicians in the United States undergo multiple exami
JUNE 23, 2017
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
Which medications are subject to review?   A clinician must
“If we do not create more residency program slots, we will be exporting medical students af
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
An effort to provide physicians a streamlined path to obtaining medical licensure in multiple st
A well-trained medical staff leader is vital to the culture of a hospital’s medical staff
The number of first-year students enrolled at Liaison Committee on Medical Education-accredited m
JUNE 9, 2017
In 2033, medical education will involve sophisticated simulation models, high-tech screening tool
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Patient/family education on the importance of medication management is a critical component of me
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
A new study from the researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) found that medication er
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Cybersecurity threats to medical devices are a growing concern. The
FEBRUARY 20, 2016
The transition from medical school to residency is an aspect of physician training that has hist
MAY 19, 2017
Nearly one in five Medicare patients fall prey to medically related injuries unrelated to their u
To cut down on medication errors in its emergency department (ED), Children’s Medical Cente
JUNE 10, 2014
Many San Francisco Bay area medical school graduates are forgoing residency, choosing instead to
JULY 31, 2015
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
A study recently published in the American Journal of Medical Quality found that medical
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  CMS releases second year of durable medical equipment utilization and payment data
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
New for RPA subscriber-only: Using webinars to place medical didactics under one umbrella
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the number of medical school applicant
DECEMBER 10, 2020
Medications prepared and used in the OR and other procedural areas must be labeled. The label sho
DECEMBER 30, 2014
What does the statement “Immediately Administered Medication” mean? An
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Fill in the blank: Current medications include which of the following? a.   
JULY 29, 2014
Medication errors or adverse drug interactions are a major cause of hospital readmissions.
In a survey of 141 U.S. medical schools conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges
MAY 8, 2015
This week Alabama enacted the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, becoming the seventh state re
The total number of students enrolled in medical schools this year reached an all-time high of 20
OCTOBER 23, 2015
We are assessing and observing if we have an issue related to medical error. Tie it to the advers
The Joint Commission last week announced revisions to its medical staff standards for hospitals a
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently ruled that a hospital’s medical staff did have
JANUARY 8, 2015
In a 90-minute webcast titled medical-staff-imple
MARCH 27, 2015
The Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is pilot testing an international
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is cautioning international med
A pilot group of medical schools have been modifying their curriculums to test the impleme
OCTOBER 10, 2014
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is a step closer to having its own medical scho
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
  At its interim meeting earlier this week, the American Medical Association (AMA)
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
  The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) recently announced it h
JULY 25, 2014
  Researchers from Michigan State University found that up to 20% of medical stude
Despite concerns that the presence of medical students would slow the pace of care in medical dep
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Although they have been touted as a convenient and low-cost option for medical treatment, retail
MARCH 10, 2016
A petition calling on the National Board of Medical Examiners to end the Step 2 Clinical Skills e
APRIL 1, 2016
The University of Colorado-Denver student who gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical
JULY 14, 2017
Residents have a poor understanding of medical marijuana, according to a study by researchers at
OCTOBER 27, 2017
Medical school applications and enrollments reached record highs in 2013, making the need for add
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
  Medical staffs are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for tod
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
If they’re a member of your medical staff, and you allow people without a license to be o
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Agencies that select medication management as their Performance Improvement Project, or PIP, shou
Medication errors prompt many hospital readmissions and adverse events—and as a result are
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Medical errors cause 325,000 patient deaths per year, according to a new report released A
APRIL 29, 2014
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Illinois medical regulators have suspended the medical license of psychiatrist Michael Reinstein
This year, several dozen medical schools, such as the University of Washington’s Sch
OCTOBER 3, 2014
The Medical College of Wisconsin hopes to combat the state’s physician shortage with
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
With only about 7,000 geriatricians currently practicing, medical schools will need to train 1,50
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
Working under the theory that medical students immersed in a community may want to stay there, tw
OCTOBER 2, 2015
A new study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) found that medication errors
OCTOBER 27, 2015
The average student loan debt for medical school graduates last year was $176,000, according to t
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Nearly one-third of medical students surveyed for a study recently published in Academic Medi
MARCH 18, 2016
More than 251,000 people die every year from medical errors, according to a new study pub
In the past few years, several for-profit medical schools have opened in hopes of increasing the
JUNE 24, 2016
Reports of explosions, fires, and overheating in medical carts have forced some hospitals to evac
JANUARY 5, 2017
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently announced its strategic plan to impr
OCTOBER 29, 2020
"Medical education is changing, and I am encouraged that we can critically appraise a
OCTOBER 24, 2014
“For the medical parent, becoming a mother or father can offer new perspectives with
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Medical identity theft has been on the rise for some time. In fact, medical identity theft incide
Problems related to medication are a common cause of preventable hospital readmissions. A new stu
“Medicine is hard. None of us expect it to be easy. The challenges of medical traini
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Problems related to medication are a common cause of preventable hospital readmissions. A new stu
“As medical educators we must acknowledge the difficulty of learning our field. Internal m
DECEMBER 18, 2015
“When medical education performs at its best, it does not make students feel as though they
JANUARY 6, 2017
“Anger begets more anger, so show kindness. Cruelty has been in the medical profession sin
DECEMBER 23, 2016
By Megan Headley Why are medical errors the third leading cause of death?
APRIL 6, 2017
“The American system relies to a surprising extent on foreign medical graduates, most of wh
OCTOBER 6, 2017
In the future, the journey from first-year medical student to primary care physician could take a
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
With the restructuring of the Step 3 examination in 2014, the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Give your medical staff leaders the training and confidence to succeed. Medical Staff Leadersh
APRIL 4, 2014
In an effort to reduce the number of medication errors and dangerous drug interactions, Children&
JUNE 13, 2014
An important objective of medication reconciliation is to resolve discrepancies between home medi
AUGUST 19, 2014
More students are going to medical school than ever before, and the newest matriculants are the
More students are going to medical school than ever before, and the newest matriculants ar
DECEMBER 12, 2014
  A survey of nearly 14,000 incoming medical students found that their tolerance f
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Medical staffs across the country are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for t
If the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) proposed interstate medical licensure compact w
Dear readers, Welcome to a new year of Medical Staff Leader Insider!
JANUARY 7, 2016
“If we can pursue personalized medicine, why can’t we pursue personalized medical ed
MARCH 11, 2016
Medical school enrollment has increased by one-third since 2002 but school leaders are concerned
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
  The staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is at the forefront
JULY 16, 2014
A record number of students applied to and enrolled in the nation’s medical schools in 201
OCTOBER 31, 2013
What does the Safe Medical Device Act of 1990 require of hospitals?  
APRIL 29, 2014
Fall 2014 osteopathic medical college enrollment increased by 5.2% over 2013, according to data
True or false: A postoperative patient who is receiving pain medication should be educated about
DECEMBER 9, 2014
True or false: A postoperative patient who is receiving pain medication should be educated about
DECEMBER 23, 2014
  In Missouri, medical school graduates may be able to treat patients before compl
JUNE 27, 2014
  Multi-hospital systems will be allowed to use a unified and integrated medical s
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
Dear readers, Calling all experts! HCPro is looking for medical staff experts to
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Considering the challenges healthcare facilities are facing due to COVID-19, some medical schools
APRIL 8, 2020
The Company was founded in 1986 by Jennifer Cofer, a nationally recognized authority in health information management, with the launch of Medical Record Briefing, a newsletter for medical records professionals that continues to be one of the Company’s flagship products.
JANUARY 6, 2009
 The looming physician shortage has prompted many medical educators to champion a new way of
APRIL 17, 2014
Amy Ho estimates that Match process costs $302 million a year for medical students. Ho,
APRIL 25, 2014
According to data recently released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact has been approved by both chambers of the Utah Legislatu
A new labeling initiative launched at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s (SVMC) Canc
JUNE 23, 2015
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released new guidelines for adult IV push medi
AUGUST 19, 2015
Medical students in Massachusetts will be trained on the prevention and management of prescriptio
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Dear readers, Soon you will notice a change to Medical Staff Leader Insider.
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
The slow growth in GME compared to the growth in medical schools has given rise to fears that gra
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Medical students at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport are being trained to better unde
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
With the amount of learning required of students during medical school, they often lack the time
In 2014, the average medical school student graduated with more than $170,000 in loan burden, whi
APRIL 28, 2017
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted a new policy calling on medical schools a
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
The Guide for Graduate Medical Education Offices and Program Coordinators
MAY 19, 2020
Because of the potential for serious complications caused by medication errors, including death,
By Christopher Cheney Open communication with patients after medical erro
FEBRUARY 5, 2020
Two new studies have found that while patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) do help improve patie
Case managers know that it’s often medication-related problems that send patients back to t
From advanced practice professionals to telemedicine providers, The Medical Staff’s Guid
OCTOBER 31, 2013
Bylaws serve as the governing documents of the medical staff. Bylaws must meet the hospital&rsquo
DECEMBER 13, 2013
From advanced practice professionals to telemedicine providers, The Medical Staff’s Guid
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Medication reconciliation is an important process all hospitals must excel at, but a new report f
AUGUST 5, 2014
National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week starts Sunday. Although I hope you’re not in
EHRs and other health IT could help physicians ensure their patients take medications correctly
First-year medical school enrollment has increased by 25% since 2002, according to a new report b
MAY 6, 2016
A study of more than 16,500 medical students found that 46% (approximately 8,000) were suffering
MARCH 9, 2018
Choosing a medical specialty to enter is perhaps the most important choice a medical student will
DECEMBER 7, 2018
Inequities in medical training for students from disadvantaged or underrepresented backgrounds ha
JULY 29, 2020
A majority of medical students say that COVID-19 has had no effect on their choice to pursue medi
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
Even after four years of medical school and standardized tests, some trainees aren’t prepa
MAY 2, 2014
The theft of three desktop computers at Bay Area Pain Medical Associates in Sausalito, California
RC.01.01.01, Content of the Medical Record, did not top the list of the survey findings for hospi
Despite a decade-long effort to racially and ethnically diversify medical school graduates to ref
OCTOBER 4, 2019
Hospitals are permitted to define what medication information is necessary to be obtained from th
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
National and international medical congresses encourage attendees to “tweet” about th
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) announced earlier this month that it has recently b
  “Medical schools and residency programs have come to realize that it takes
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
  Q: We received a denial for services based on medical necessity. A Comprehens
Dear readers, If you are attending the National Association Medical Staff Service
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Dear readers, It’s National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, which is
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
“I went to medical school in the old days when it was really like boot camp and you were e
MARCH 4, 2016
Are you a physician leader with advice to share? If so, we want to hear from you. Medical
MARCH 24, 2016
“Teaching hospitals and medical schools in our academic medical centers provide everything
APRIL 29, 2016
Dear readers, The content you normally find in Medical Staff Leader Insider
Sixty-eight percent of residents have more than $50,000 in medical school debt, according to surv
JULY 29, 2016
“When they need help most, medical students in anguish rarely reach out. Students attribut
OCTOBER 14, 2016
A survey of 1,200 physicians, residents, and medical students conducted by the American Medical A
MARCH 31, 2017
  When it comes to medication reconciliation (also known as “med rec”)
MARCH 1, 2014
Fill in the blank: Medication storage areas should be designed to address at least three things.
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
New York State gets about 20% of all GME funding and has more medical residents than 31 other sta
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Just who is entitled to be called “doctor” in hospitals, medical offices and other c
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
The committee that accredits MD-granting medical schools has streamlined its accreditation standa
MAY 2, 2014
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) last week announcd a completed draft of model legi
Residents shared their thoughts on how to enhance medical education at the undergraduate a
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found t
DECEMBER 19, 2014
Final-year medical residents reported being heavily recruited by hospitals, medical groups
JANUARY 15, 2015
Final-year medical residents reported being heavily recruited by hospitals, medical groups
JANUARY 16, 2015
The former chief financial officer (CFO) of Shelby Regional Medical Center in Center, Texas, pled
Olympus Corp., the largest supplier of medical scopes linked to recent superbug outbreaks, issued
MARCH 31, 2015
Despite being correct more often, female medical students were less confident than male st
MARCH 20, 2015
A Dallas-based telehealth firm last month filed suit against the Texas Medical Board, challengin
In the near future, you can expect to see some changes coming to Medical Staff Leader Insider. Yo
DECEMBER 31, 2015
Texas A&M University announced plans to open an engineering medical school at Houston Methodi
JULY 8, 2016
Most medical students use EHRs to track former patients, according to a study published in JA
JULY 29, 2016
On October 13, CMS published a fact sheet announcing an 18-month pilot program to reduce medical
Nearly 95% of medical schools and teaching hospitals offer their residents 10 or less personal da
OCTOBER 14, 2016
Delegates at the recent AMA Interim Meeting adopted a new policy to address burnout among medical
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
With millennials becoming the generation that makes up the largest population of medical learners
MARCH 3, 2017
While the average debt among medical students in 20 specialties is up, the rate of students gradu
OCTOBER 6, 2017
With the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program set to expire on Sept
SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
New Patient Safety Systems chapter includes two existing Medical Staff standards
Here’s a composite portrait of the current medical practice professional toiling away in on
Data from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) shows that some medical specialties
NOVEMBER 14, 2018
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Associ
MARCH 7, 2014
If you walk onto the medical-surgical units in Boston Medical Center (BMC), you may notice
APRIL 23, 2014
Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha recently fired two workers for inappropriately accessing
To celebrate National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, the
The Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado is under scrutiny for discharging a patient with the pap
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
  The Federation of State Medical Boards has drafted an interstate compact to make
Don't be left out! Join us as we bring MSPs and medical staff leaders together to discover i
Debt among medical school graduates is on the rise. According to U.S. News & World Report, th
MAY 22, 2015
With three new medical degree programs starting up in Texas by the fall of 2018, there is a growi
JULY 17, 2015
Pediatric patients are likely to experience three times as many medication errors as adult patien
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Sooner or later, as a medical staff leader, you will be called upon to run a meeting. It may be i
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Pediatric residents from Penn State Hershey Medical Center teamed up with law students from Penn
OCTOBER 23, 2015
A University of Colorado-Denver student gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical Cente
APRIL 28, 2017
The American Medical Association policy on moonlighting (when a resident works as an independent
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
A majority of patients don’t understand the charges and information on their medical bills,
Thinking of implementing a unified, integrated medical staff across your healthcare
Although networked medical devices can offer benefits to patients, they can also present privacy
I have some questions regarding the CMS Instruction for Medical Review on Home Health Ce
According to 2017 statistics courtesy of the Association of American Medical Colleges, women curr
DECEMBER 22, 2017
The latest manual updates cover information on ergonomics in Tab 4 of both the medical and dental
Washington University School of Medicine has made a goal of having its medical students graduate
APRIL 26, 2019
The latest manual update covers information on specialty services in Tab 9 of the medical manual.
A reorganized, re-energized medical staff After many years
Karen Kondilis, editor of Medical Staff Briefing, wrote the following blog post. Al
Medical errors account for more than 250,000 deaths each year, ranking it third on the CDC’
JULY 21, 2016
New medical student enrollment at the nation’s osteopathic medical colleges has increased b
OCTOBER 31, 2013
Your organization’s medical staff may never be one big happy family, but it doesn’t h
Long-term care providers are being asked to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications am
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) aims to expand its central physician data reposito
  First-year students participating in Weill Cornell Medical College’s PreOp
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
  The number of medical malpractice lawsuits has dropped significantly in Pennsylv
JUNE 26, 2014
  Dear readers, Since taking over as editor of Medical Staff Le
JULY 24, 2014
Medical practices from the "Dark Ages" are usually discounted, but the recent discovery
APRIL 14, 2015
Q: The company I work for has long debated what to do about medical records that are sent
Physician age, addiction, and disruptive behavior are common concerns for the medical staff. Tak
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Almost $20 billion was spent on medical errors in 2008, most of which were costs associated with
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
The Joint Medical Program (JMP) at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Publi
APRIL 29, 2016
A majority of residents graduate medical school with some kind of debt, which can burden them for
APRIL 15, 2016
St. Louis University's (SLU) medical school is expecting a visit later this month by the ACGME to
JANUARY 8, 2018
Concerns over the possible advantage privately-funded medical schools have over taxpayer-funded m
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
The AMA is calling on medical schools, GME programs/sponsoring institutions, and healthcare organ
JANUARY 18, 2019
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing facilities that administer the United States Medical Licensure
APRIL 23, 2020
Nearly a quarter of medical resident have more than $300,000 in medical school debt, according to
OSHA is reminding employers that a medical evaluation of each employee is required if that worker
OSHA is reminding employers that a medical evaluation of each employee is required if that worker
JUNE 1, 2019
The 21st annual National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week is just ahead, from November 3-9.
 The latest issue of Medical Staff Briefing is here, and if there’s
APRIL 17, 2014
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will change the scoring scale on its new Medi
MAY 2, 2014
State medical boards across the country have drafted a model law that would make it much easier
Medical sales representatives have long had a close relationship with physicians, providing servi
The United States has strict policies regarding medical licensing— foreign trained physici
Many of the languages spoken by 2013’s medical residency applicants don’t matc
DECEMBER 12, 2014
  Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center recently confirmed that they are
DECEMBER 11, 2014
  The average U.S. medical resident salary is $55,300, according to a survey of ne
AUGUST 8, 2014
  In spite of a physician shortage, hundreds of medical school graduates failed to
  In an effort to expand medical services to the state’s residents, a new la
What are regulators really looking for from your medical staff services department? When CMS see
Almost 180 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center may have been exposed to potentially d
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
A pilot was killed and two people severely injured after the medical helicopter they were riding
JULY 9, 2015
Being rude can affect medical performance and patient care, according to a study conducted by Te
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Medical educators are finding new ways to incorporate video games into the education of medical s
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
The average medical school debt for emergency medicine residents is $212,000, which is about 25%
MAY 20, 2016
The British Medical Association, which represent junior physicians (i.e., residents) has
MAY 13, 2016
The North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville, Texas, evacuated "a number" of patients
JUNE 23, 2016
A survey conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges found that 25% of physicians w
JULY 22, 2016
Medical and dental residents and fellows at the University of Washington (UW) recently signed the
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
A study recently published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education examined if resi
JANUARY 13, 2017
Indiana’s Graduate Medical Education Board, which was created during the 2015 legislative s
JANUARY 27, 2017
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a former medical resident can sue Mercy Ca
APRIL 7, 2017
Beginning in 2022, the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) program will change sc
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
Medical errors happen too often, and can cause irreversible and irreparable injury to patients wh
AUGUST 23, 2016
We’ve updated the rest of the customizable forms provided with the OSHA medical manual and
CMS is clearing up recent confusion on what medical providers can text each other. The agency con
JANUARY 2, 2018
According to U.S. News and World Report, 83% of medical school graduates owe more than $
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
The latest manual updates cover information on bloodborne pathogens in Tab 5 of the medical and d
The latest updates cover information on decontamination in the medical manual and hazardous chemi
The latest updates to the medical and dental manuals cover information on bloodborne pathogens. &
Dear readers,   In observance of the holidays, Medical Sta
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Medical Staff
JANUARY 15, 2015
  "The July effect is the kind of medical trivia that tends to turn up at coc
JULY 25, 2014
  “Medical residents are, or should be, in the process of becoming ex
AUGUST 8, 2014
Dear readers,   In past editions of Medical Staff Leader I
MARCH 12, 2015
A study looking into clinical outcomes of patients treated by overnight medical residents at Penn
JUNE 26, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s Medical Staff Leader Insider features an
JULY 16, 2015
Dear readers, Last week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider f
JULY 23, 2015
A majority of medical residents say they would not have a problem meeting with their patients thr
AUGUST 28, 2015
Dear readers, There’s still time to sign up for HCPro’s medical staff/
AUGUST 27, 2015
With patient satisfaction surveys factoring more heavily into Medicare payments, medical schools
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
HCPro is working on a book about how the medical staff applies its regular processes to employed
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Dear readers, Thank you to everyone who responded to our call for medical staff e
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Dear Colleague, This month, I would like to discuss MS.1.20-"medical staff by
FEBRUARY 15, 2005
“In our view, a decision as important as choosing where to apply to medical school should
APRIL 8, 2016
Dear readers, Welcome to the final edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider
JUNE 23, 2016
Despite the onset of electronic medical records and other ways of identifying patients, wrong-pat
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
OSHA Manual Update 16L, which was published in the December edition of Medical Environment Update
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
"Threatening hospital graduate medical education funding, which is critical to the training
APRIL 21, 2017
Two nurses who were held hostage in May by an inmate receiving medical care at an Illinois hospit
JUNE 1, 2017
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact hits state legislatures
Proper documentation is critical when it comes to supporting medical necessity and providing qual
Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
One man has been arrested and a police investigation is ongoing after a string of phony medical
When hospitals acquire medical groups and physician practices, this consolidation can lead to hi
Recently trained physicians may be the most tech-savvy generation of doctors, but medical educat
MAY 23, 2014
  The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) recently released its finalized mo
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
A new tracking device could help reduce medical errors by watching and recording a surgeon’
AUGUST 27, 2014
APRIL 8, 2015
Last week, graduating osteopathic medical students learned where they will be doing their osteop
What should the (medication) review include? The language in the regula
The Joint Commission has denied full accreditation to Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle af
JUNE 23, 2016
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
In the emerging practice of medical improv, humor isn't the end goal. When people
AUGUST 25, 2016
Summit Medical Group, the largest privately held multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey, l
A woman posing as a physician in training successfully infiltrated the medical staff ranks at Bri
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
A former medical residents at St. Louis University Hospital has pleaded guilty to illegally writi
MAY 26, 2017
The proof of medical necessity strictly relies on the MD documentation and diagnosis and the skil
“As medical educators, let’s try to view helping residents cope with mental health an
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Research shows that many medical students view surgeons as intimidating, competitive, and predominan
DECEMBER 29, 2017
Last week, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) officially lifted the probation stat
OCTOBER 18, 2018
The American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and Manatt Health released the fi
DECEMBER 21, 2018
According to recent research published in JAMA, one in seven medical residents regret their caree
JANUARY 9, 2019
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the U.S. is expected to experience a p
AUGUST 28, 2019
A coronavirus patient under the care of medical residents at Montefiore Medical Center in New Yor
MAY 6, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has already altered how medical students are trained and may require change
MAY 26, 2020
The average medical resident salary in 2020 was $63,400, according to Medscape’s
AUGUST 19, 2020
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a record number of medical school students and graduates a
MARCH 23, 2021
Beyond their medical degree, a physician doesn’t need a special license to prescribe opioid
MARCH 8, 2016
Insights into patient safety culture AHRQ's survey of medical off
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
A former employee of Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California, removed ED logs containing
Q: How many people should be involved in reviewing a medical record?
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ban on powdered medical gloves goes into effect to
JANUARY 17, 2017
The transition from medical school to residency is an aspect of physician training that has histo
MAY 19, 2017
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report warning that mobile medical c
JULY 25, 2017
by William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FACPE, chief medical quality officer at Pocono Heal
DECEMBER 1, 2014
  To meet the obesity epidemic, medical students and physicians need better traini
A: While this is a “new method” during the surgery for administering the medic
There’s been a concerted effort over the last few years to provide transparency for medical
APRIL 7, 2016
FDA ban on powdered medical gloves now in effect Joint Commis
A group of cardiology experts have released guidelines for using simulation to train medical resi
OCTOBER 25, 2013
The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance will verify a practition
Long shifts and lack of sleep among medical residents led the Accreditation Council for Graduate
APRIL 10, 2014
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will host
APRIL 11, 2014
he Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision (OSBMLS) has launched the Uniform Applica
  Medical Records Briefing is conducting a benchmarking survey on electroni
In fiscal year 2012-2013, the Florida Department of Health received 661 unlicensed medical activ
Okon Umana, MD, pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme that fraudulently billed Medic
DECEMBER 4, 2014
Dear readers,   In last week’s edition of Medical St
JANUARY 22, 2015
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) recently announced that legislators in nine
JANUARY 29, 2015
  The Community-Based Medical Education Act of 2014, unveiled by Sen. Patty Murray
AUGUST 8, 2014
  A Canadian medical resident may face disciplinary action after a personal comput
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
In this week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider, I’ve included a piece
  This week’s edition ofMedical Staff Leader Insider features an arti
JULY 10, 2014
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider features a
AUGUST 14, 2014
Prep your medical staff leaders with a pre-survey boot camp
Twenty-three people—nine physicians and 14 medical workers—were charged this w
APRIL 2, 2015
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently released its
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2015 Report on Residents,
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
  A study recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found tha
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Medical Staff
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
A new study released this week by the Minneapolis VA Medical Center found that diagnostic errors
Proactive planning can save residents time and effort when applying for a medical license. The AM
JULY 17, 2015
CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for the time they spend discussing end-of-life medic
JULY 14, 2015
Dear readers, A few of the articles in this week’s Medical Staff Leader Ins
With the high costs associated with residency training, medical students and residents have incre
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Medical residents in Massachusetts are seeking access to the Prescription Monitoring Program, a s
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Medical residents in Massachusetts will soon have access to the Prescription Monitoring Program,
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Noticing a lack of research into how residents spend off-duty time, medical researchers interview
JANUARY 8, 2016
The Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is using a
APRIL 15, 2016
A new American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) report increases its projected shortage of
APRIL 22, 2016
A new American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) report increases its projected shortage of
APRIL 21, 2016
The transition from medical school to residency can be challenging for many physicians-in-trainin
MAY 6, 2016
This year’s orientation for all new residents at Boston Medical Center (BMC) includes a wor
JULY 8, 2016
In an article recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, Jen
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
To identify ways to alleviate stress and burnout among medical professions, Steven A. Adelman, MD
DECEMBER 16, 2016
A record number of medical school students and graduates applied for residency positions this yea
MARCH 17, 2017
Thirty-four percent of medical residents are concerned about paying off their medical school debt
MARCH 24, 2017
Palmetto GBA announced it will conduct pre-payment, service-specific, probe medical review on Hos
Nearly 40% of physicians are reluctant to seek formal medical care for mental health conditions d
OCTOBER 13, 2017
A study recently published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education suggests a diffe
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
Not medically and reasonably necessary. Records not submitted. Lack of inpatient admission orders
Nursing homes now are allowed to purchase certain previously prohibited types of medical devices,
  “Every time a new medical student walks into our hospital and shows intere
JANUARY 23, 2015
  “My hope is that every training program in every hospital and medical cent
JULY 11, 2014
Disclosing medical errors, Part 2: Some additional practical tips by
AUGUST 1, 2014
“Sometimes I ask myself, did I go to medical school to do manual data entry for the
MARCH 26, 2015
“Infusing your medical world with a big dose of creativity may open the door for improved s
APRIL 30, 2015
“For most of modern medical history, the process of training to be a doctor could have bee
DECEMBER 4, 2015
All patient medical record entries must be legible, complete, dated, timed, and authenticated in
The American Medical Association (AMA)
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
“We are the Blanche Dubois of medical residencies …. we are entirely dependent on th
JANUARY 19, 2018
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its 2017-2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
Medical necessity justifies E/M level selection. CMS defines medical necessity as the "servi
Many medical staffs are not prepared for an aging physician population, but help is on the way! J
MARCH 7, 2014
A UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) internal investigation revealed that an employee gained u
A Washington State doctor has been stripped of his medical license after authorities say h
JUNE 18, 2014
The revelation that a former Catonsville, Maryland physician obtained his Maryland medical licens
Missouri Gov. Ray Nixon has signed a bill that creates a new class of medical license in that st
If you think the tension between managers and medical staff is something unique to healthcare in
To help medical students manage the costs of applying for residency positions, AMA Wire re
OCTOBER 24, 2014
The percent of long-stay nursing home residents receiving antipsychotic medication has dec
OCTOBER 31, 2014
A new study finds that restricting the number of hours that medical residents are allowed to be o
JANUARY 14, 2015
An experienced medical educator, a resident, and a medical student will soon join the National Re
MAY 30, 2014
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia recently announced that a medic
MARCH 26, 2015
Q: The company I work for has long debated what to do about medical records that are sent
Orlando (Florida) Regional Medical Center (ORMC) received 44 patients from the Orlando nightclub
JUNE 16, 2016
More than 100 doses of diluted and possibly contaminated medication were given to patients at a h
The American Medical Association (AMA) and the International Health Terminology Standards Develop
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
To improve medical outcomes in intensive care units, some hospitals are attempting to make units
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Recent studies confirm that non-medical reading can combat burnout by increasing empathy and decr
JANUARY 24, 2019
The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) recently announced that 886 osteopathic medical school
FEBRUARY 6, 2019
A record number of medical school students and graduates applied for residency positions this yea
MARCH 15, 2019
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has officially informed the Univ
MAY 15, 2019
An incomplete medical record: demonstrates that care was incomplete
AUGUST 28, 2019
By Brad Smith The infamous security vulnerabilities in medical in
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
On average, less than 1% of medical students’ lecture hours are spent on nutrition educatio
OCTOBER 14, 2019
Although students entering medical school reportedly have lower burnout rates and better quality
JANUARY 15, 2020
The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) announced it will not move forward with a shorter
JUNE 10, 2020
Citing self-defense, a family medicine resident at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNM
JUNE 24, 2020
If you’re leaving your job for a position at another medical practice, you can just take
Remind nurses and other clinicians to remain alert for medication errors, including mislabeled p
APRIL 27, 2017
According to the lore surrounding the medical myth, July suffers more medical errors than any oth
AUGUST 12, 2019
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., today announced that The Mount Sinai Medical Cen
JUNE 21, 2012
Editor's note: New medical staff leaders often have questions about credentialing and privileg
Physicians certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathi
DECEMBER 21, 2017
ISMP’s targeted medication safety best practices for 2017 Edit
By the Institute For Safe Medication Practices ISMP recently spoke to a
OCTOBER 1, 2020
Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
There was a far-ranging medication management discussion held at The Joint Commission’s 201
DECEMBER 1, 2018
MARBLEHEAD, Mass.--HCPro, Inc. has furthered expanded into the medical coding, reimbursement, com
JUNE 15, 2006
by Allison J. Weaver, Ms. Ed., medical communication specialist; and owner and CEO of Allison
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HCPro, Inc., a leader in medical coder education and training, announces a re-launch of its popul
NOVEMBER 15, 2010
Have clinicians follow up the next day when patients have a change in pain medications or increas
A security breach at a third-party vendor in Ohio may have compromised the medical records of pat
The U.S. may be overspending on medical billing and insurance-related paperwork by as much as $37
The U.S. may be overspending on medical billing and insurance-related paperwork by as much as $37
Durable medical equipment in the SNF: It's more than just walkers and wheelchairs
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Taking a medical history and collaborating with an interprofessional team are a few activities re
JUNE 13, 2014
As the number of low-volume medical staff physicians increases, credentials committee members and
Documenting medical necessity has become a big topic over the last several years and there has be
MARCH 22, 2019
Two new requirements from The Joint Commission (TJC) for the Life Safety and Medication Managemen
JUNE 27, 2019
“We had all endured four years of medical school, and we believed that all our lectures, e
“Once upon a time, in a medical school far far away, I was taught that my sacred oat
DECEMBER 11, 2014
About 50,000 people are alive today because U.S. hospitals committed 17% fewer medical errors in
An assistant medical professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has created a tool that she
JANUARY 27, 2015
  “As medical education leaders, we need to shepherd through innovations&mda
DECEMBER 19, 2014
  To meet the increased need for medical services, the California legislature and
JULY 18, 2014
  New Mexico State Police are investigating how a man worked as an emergency medic
  “The difficulty of getting into medical school ensures that most doctors a
AUGUST 28, 2014
A study in the February 3 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association shows t
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Medications may be increasingly less affordable if current trends continue, according to the
If the patient qualifies for medical social services, the social worker can make one visit if th
In recent years, the growth of medical schools has outpaced the growth of residency position. To
AUGUST 14, 2015
AUGUST 26, 2015
One of our sister publications, Medical Records Briefings (MRB) is conducting its benchmar
A research study being conducted at Boston University Medical Campus is currently gathering data
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
FDA recently issued a safety communication on intravascular medical devices (IMD), stating that t
DECEMBER 1, 2015
On March 1, the medical-equipment-company-will-pay-646-mi
MARCH 10, 2016
Dear readers, The iCompare research study looking into increasing medical residen
APRIL 15, 2016
“As we continue to build a movement of wellness and resilience in medical education, we sh
A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests t
DECEMBER 16, 2016
Nearly three-fourths of the osteopathic medical students and graduates who participated in the 20
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Wellness among medical trainees and physicians has become a popular topic of discussion in recen
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
“We spend all of our time in medical school and residency and fellowship learning clinical
JUNE 16, 2017
Graduation from residency is the culmination of a resident’s transformation from medical s
JUNE 9, 2017
The Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME) certification is the only reco
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
What do you think about the move to a pass/fail system for the United States Medical Licensing E
FEBRUARY 24, 2020
Quality improvement Medical staff leaders had a role in QIO efforts
AUGUST 1, 2014