Credentialing and Privileging Your Hospital Medical Staff: Examples for Improving Compliance

Credentialing and Privileging Your Hospital Medical Staff: Examples for Improving Compliance
  • 2nd Ed.
  • 2010
  • © Joint Commission Resources
  • Ilese J. Chatman
  • ISBN-10: 1-59940-390-0 / ISBN-13: 978-1-59940-390-8
  • Healthcare Administration, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

 

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Developed for hospital medical staff, the medical staff executive committee, and governing boards, Credentialing and Privileging Your Hospital Medical Staff: Examples for Improving Compliance, Second Edition identifies key responsibilities of the hospital, the organized medical staff, and the medical staff executive committee and governing board in granting and reviewing clinical care credentials and privileges. It also provides an assortment of examples for improving compliance, and explains The Joint Commission requirements for granting and reviewing credentials and clinical privileges.

Credentialing and Privileging Your Hospital Medical Staff: Examples for Improving Compliance, Second Edition features the following compliance strategies:

  • • Developing the medical staff bylaws
  • • Applying for medical staff membership and privileges
  • • Verifying current licenses, education, training, and experience
  • • Assessing competency, appointments, and privileges
  • • Sustaining practitioner performance through root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis
  • • Conducting the focused professional practice evaluation and ongoing professional practice evaluation
  • • Managing practitioner health and continuing education
  • • Addressing disaster privileging, temporary privileging, human resource requirements in privileging, and contracted services requirements

 

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