Do you have to run a National Practitioner Data Bank query for honorary staff members at reappointment?
Todd Sagin, MD, JD: They are staff member but have no privileges. This is an opportunity to get familiar with NPDB Guidebook. The NPDB Guidebook states that regardless of whether someone holds privileges if they hold medical staff membership, must query NPDB every two years.
Editor's note: This quick tip comes from the Rapid Fire session at the 2019 CRC Symposium. Click here to see highlights from the conference.