Partner Michael Callahan will make a pair of presentations on Thursday, April 30. The first, "Disruptive, Aged & Impaired Physicians Legal Updates" at 1:30 p.m. (ET), will focus on the following areas:

  • defining what is disruptive and impaired behavior;
  • main impediments to addressing unprofessional behavior;
  • components of successful policies;
  • legal standards;
  • joint commission and bylaw standards;
  • data bank and state reporting requirements;
  • negligent credentialing/malpractice issues;
  • confidentiality and HR employment issues;
  • after care issues; and
  • how to respond to third-party inquiries.

The second presentation, "Legal Updates: NYS Cases and Statutory Developments" at 3:30 p.m. (ET), will cover the following topics:

  • hospital governing boards;
  • what practitioners can be appointed as members of hospital medical staff;
  • options to create a single, unified and integrated medical staff in a multi-hospital system;
  • hospital board and staff interactions;
  • medical staff voting processes;
  • options to create a separate medical staff;
  • serving different patient populations and other unique circumstances;
  • impact on bylaws;
  • who can order hospital outpatient services;
  • Tibbs v. Bunnell; and
  • a guide to the National Practitioner Data Bank.

To view both presentations' slides, click here.

For more information, click here.