An Exercise in Applying Medical Staff Bylaws. Regardless of the provider type, when you are in an administrative position, you more likely than not will be asked to render a decision about a person’s continued relationship with your organization.
An Exercise in Applying Medical Staff Bylaws-Regardless of the provider type
An Exercise in Applying Medical Staff Bylaws
Regardless of the provider type, when you are in an administrative position, you more likely than not will be asked to render a decision about a person’s continued relationship with your organization. This exercise will provide you with practice applying this week’s concepts to a scenario involving a provider. Here you are being ask ed to provide a plan to deal with this provider’s actions base d on your knowledge of the law, ethics. The internal guidance you have in your organization.
Before beginning this assignment, please view the following scenario: found in materials Alternate Version.
Now that you have reviewed the scenario and the bylaws, address these questions:
Firstly, What actions can be taken based on the bylaws that you currently have in place?
Secondly, If charges are filed by the District Attorney against the dentist but he hasn’t yet gone to trial, can action be initiated against his privileges?
Thirdly, With the information you currently have, do you need to report the dentist to the NPDB?
Additionally, If so, for what reason(s)? If not, why not, and what action would need to be take for reporting to be appropriate?
Your submission should be no more than 500 words in total.
Read the following in your Pozgar text: found in materials
1. Chapter 10, Medical Staff Organization and Malpractice
2. Chapter 18, pp. 508 – 510 (Physician Competency)
Chapter 10 also provides an overview of the various sources of liability to which medical providers are vulnerable. It also introduces many medical staff organizational and management issues. The selected reading in Chapter 18 discusses the National Practitioner Data Bank reporting requirements for health care providers.
1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). The national practitioner data bank: Community and education. Retrieved from http://www.npdb-hipdb.hrsa.gov/community_n_education/communityAndEducation.jsp
2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Section 192 of the Social Security act. Retrieved from https://www.npdb.hrsa.gov/resources/section1921.jsp
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is the primary source of information concerning negative actions taken against providers. This website also provides information that you can skim regarding the most recent changes to NPDB administration.