Telemedicine is a rapidly expanding activity, and more hospitals are making use of telemedicine resources. The regulatory and accreditation standards for the privileging of telemedicine practitioners have been in flux over the past decade. Some of this flux has been caused by the changing...

Disaster privileges are implemented during disaster situations, such as the aftermath of a hurricane or a pandemic. However, accreditation standards vary regarding the use of disaster privileges. Use this grid to ensure you are complying with your accreditor(s)' standards. 

Emergency privileges mean that any practitioner with clinical privileges is permitted to provide any type of patient care, treatment, and services that is intended to be lifesaving in nature or prevent serious harm (regardless of medical staff status or clinical privilege) as long as the patient...

Temporary privileges are often used to fulfill an important patient care need or when an applicant with a clean application is awaiting final approval by the govenring body. However, accreditation standards vary regarding the use of temporary privileges. Use this grid to ensure you are complying...

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