March 2021

Medical Staff Leaders and their Legal Advisors: Managing Today's Challenges
March 2021

Join Polsinelli for our virtual Medical Staff Conference, taking place every Friday in March. This four part series is designed to provide a realistic overview of today's challenges faced by all individuals involved in guiding, directing and advising the medical staff organization. Practical tips which the participant can apply in their organization are integrated throughout the presentations and will present valuable takeaways to be implemented immediately.

CLE and CME credit pending.
NAMSS CE credit approved.

Click here to register for one or all of the webinars. 

Part 1: Medical Staff Governance, EMTALA, NPDB Reporting
Friday, March 5 I 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

• Introduction of the Self-Governing Medical Staff Organizational Structure
• Medical Staff Roles and Responsibilities
• Navigating Complex Reporting Requirements of the National Practitioner Data Bank
• EMTALA Basics and Obligations of Physicians
• EMTALA Peer Review

Part 2: Aging, Impairment, Compliance, Government Enforcement and the Medical Staff
Friday, March 12 I 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

• Overview of Fraud and Enforcement Mechanisms and Priorities
• Aging and Impaired Practitioners: Understanding Legal Considerations and Best Practices
• Compliance Concerns and the Medical Staff
• Navigating Overlaps Between Government Enforcement and Medical Staff Activities
• Review of Best Practices for Maintaining Peer Review and Attorney Client Privilege

Part 3: Sexual Harassment and the Modern Medical Staff + Disruptive Physicians: How to Handle Behavior Concerns with Problematic Physicians
Friday, March 19 I 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

• Sexual Harassment in the Health Care Setting
• Best Practices in the Investigative Process
• Peer Review Privilege in the Hospital’s Response to Complaints
• Identifying and Curtailing Unprofessional Conduct
• Addressing Disruptive Conduct and Behavior Complaints
• Engaging in Progressive Discipline to Address Concerns

Part 4: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic and other Disasters
Friday, March 26 I 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

• Crisis Standards of Care
• Peer Review - Remote Hearings and Appeals
• Disaster and Emergency Privileges
• Managing Caregiver Burnout - One Hospital's Approach
• Guest Speaker: Dr. Deborah Carlson, MD, Chief of Staff, Community Memorial Health System

Click here to register for one or all of the webinars.