January 2020

Polsinelli is pleased to share the Med-Staff Quarterly Newsletter. This publication contains articles and insight into issues that affect the Med-Staff industry.

In This Issue:

  • January Brings a New Set of Medical Staff Leaders: Now What?
  • A Balancing Act: As Physicians Age, Hospitals and Health Care Providers Work to Promote Patient Safety and Career Longevity for Senior Physicians
  • "A Quiet Corner of the Room, Not a Private Island” A Discussion of the Patient Safety Work Product Privilege
  • Wisconsin Law In Favor of Protecting Employers’ Freedom to Candidly Evaluate Employees
  • Text Messaging and Other Communications During Peer Review Process Suggest Improper Motivation and Create Genuine Dispute of Material Facts, Precluding Summary Judgment
  • Surgeon’s Anti-Trust and Third Party Beneficiary Claims Dismissed
  • Delaware Health System Wins Summary Judgment Against Physician Terminated from Medical Staff
  • Michigan Court Finds That “How Doctor Interacts with Staff May Serve as the Basis for a Reasonable Belief that the Quality of Health Care is Being Affected

View the full newsletter here.