Medical Staff Bylaws: How to create documents that are clear, compliant, and fair

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In this Presentation:

*How did we get here?

*Erosion of “the club”

*Why an “organized” medical staff?

*Why bylaws?

*Bylaws components

*Commonly encountered bylaws weaknesses:

*Conflict of interest

*Member’s rights

*Medical staff prerogatives/rights

*Mission/purpose statement

*Membership

*Membership requirements

*Medical staff categories

*Medical staff officers

*Leadership development

*Credentialing and privileging

*Pre-application letter

*Special issues

*Overall committee structure

*Medical staff departments vs. clinical services

*MEC

*Investigations (clear-line definition)

*Corrective actions/fair hearing

*Criteria for peer review: bylaws or procedure manual

*Precautionary suspensions

*Avoid unnecessary triggers for fair hearings

*Hearings

*Appellate review by board

*Peer review (OPPE) manual

*Quorum/attendance/meetings

*Amendment process

*Operational issues

*Corporate negligence

*Critical principle

*Communication of change strategy

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Published In: Business Organization Updates, General Business Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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