The physician chairperson performance measurement form is a tool for measuring and documenting performance, discussing professional and organizational development, and setting goals and objectives. The tool is designed to facilitate communication and feedback, the most critical element in the...

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The operational process of credentialing a practitioner to participate in a health plan’s network has
some similarities to a hospital’s credentialing processes; however, there are also important distinctions.
The following table highlights some of the key differences between health...

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Medical staffs would not want to see any one individual force a proposed bylaws amendment through the voting process because this could jam up the medical staff and board with amendments that don’t have significant support. In the past, any individual could propose an amendment, which was then...

Effective meeting management is the result of a skillful blending of diplomacy and proven management skills and techniques. For each meeting, physician leaders should be well prepared and identify reasonable objectives and emphasize the importance of the committee or department’s contributions...

Creating an agenda for new provider orientation ensures that providers meet with the proper people and departments and spend an adequate amount of time with each service before being thrown into the thick of treating patients. This sample agenda was created by Indiana University (IU) Health...

What is the best way to deal with disruptive behavior? Conduct the initial intervention when medical staff leadership has decided to proceed beyond just providing routine feedback. If you feel that the physician will refute the accusations, come armed with data. If the physician...

When developing or fine-tuning a focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) process, consider adopting a common reporting form that allows all proctors to share their observations in a standardized manner. Such forms also help to ensure that each proctor comments on all pertinent elements...

An increasingly common mechanism is to establish a formal information-sharing agreement between the hospital medical staff and the employed physician group. These agreements allow the parties to recognize that patient safety and the effectiveness of their credentialing, privileging, and peer...

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