- Recognize why physician leadership is critical for success
- Better navigate the challenges of having employed and private practice physicians on the same medical staff
- Understand new models that help to improve quality and reduce costs
- Manage physician behavior using performance expectations, feedback, and effective interventions
Excellent seminar for new and returning med staff executives. Provided current and practical approaches for dealing with issues. Our medical executives have been coming to this seminar for many years. Proven success!— Karen Kiel Rosser, VP QIO, Mary Greeley Medical Center
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the impact of healthcare reform and other trends on physicians and hospitals
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of the medical staff, board, and administration
- Explain the responsibilities of elected medical staff officers and department chairs
- Identify strategies for physicians to hold their peers accountable while helping them improve performance
- Identify effective practices for implementing a credentialing program that is fair to physicians and protects patients from potential harm
- Identify strategies for making peer review effective and fair
- Explain how to manage poor/marginal performance and disruptive behavior
- Identify the key drivers of hospital financial performance
- Identify the key elements of healthcare law impacting medical staff leaders
- Describe today’s new models of physician-hospital alignment
As a new Vice Chief of Staff, this course was invaluable to my understanding of the organized medical staff, its responsibilities, and how it should run. Top notch speakers. I’m incredibly impressed. Very engaging material.— Leonard Holmgren, MD, Vice COS, Barton Hospital
8 AM to 12:30 PM: SEMINAR SESSION
Plenary Session: What We’re Doing in Healthcare Is Not Sustainable: Will you be part of the solution or part of the problem?
- Healthcare trends affecting physicians and hospitals
- The need to simultaneously cut costs and improve quality and safety
- Healthcare stands on a burning platform. Now what?
- What does it mean for each physician and every hospital to be part of the solution?
Rethinking the Medical Staff
- Who is responsible for the quality and safety of patient care?
- To whom and for what are physicians accountable?
- How should physician and hospital leaders work together to achieve success and great patient care?
Effective Medical Staff or Obsolete Medical Staff: How can physicians hold each other accountable for the quality of care we provide?
- The Physician Performance Pyramid: Keys to achieving great physician performance
Essentials of Credentialing and Privileging for Medical Staff Leaders (Part I)
- Make patients the focus of credentialing and privileging decisions
- How to streamline credentialing so it is fair, effective, and efficient
12:30 PM: ADJOURN
Evening networking reception
7 AM to 7:45 AM: OPTIONAL SESSION: Controversies in Board Certification: MOC, Alternative Certifying Boards, and the Link (?) Between Board Certification and Quality. Open to all registrants at no extra fee for attending.
8 AM to 12:30 PM: SEMINAR SESSION
Essentials of Credentialing and Privileging for Medical Staff Leaders (Part II)
- How to match privileges granted with demonstrated current competence
- Making sense of laundry lists, core privileges, and competency clusters
- Managing today’s privileging challenges
Make Peer Review Effective, Efficient, and Fair
- How to drive bias out of peer review
- General competencies
- OPPE & FPPE
How to Manage Poor and Marginal Performance, Disruptive Behavior, and Impairment
- Manage the marginally performing physician
- Manage common performance challenges
- Identify and manage the impaired physician
- A step-by-step approach to intervene with a disruptive physician
How to Manage a Fair Hearing and Investigation
- Strategies to prevent fair hearings
- Effective investigations
- Dos and don’ts of corrective action
- Keys to an effective fair hearing
12:30 PM: ADJOURN
8 AM to 12:00 PM: SEMINAR SESSION
Regulatory Compliance Made Simple
- What do the CMS, Joint Commission, DNV, HFAP, and CIHQ really require?
- Stop making compliance a burden for physicians and staff and see it as an opportunity
- Process simplification as a strategy for better compliance and improved physician-hospital alignment
Legal Issues: The top 10 you need to know to stay out of trouble
- Corporate negligence
- The legal status of bylaws
- Exclusive contracting
- NPDB reporting
- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
- Ethics in Physician Self-Referrals Law (Stark Law)
- Anti-Kickback Statute
- False Claims Act
Follow the Money: A crash course in healthcare finance for medical staff leaders
I Want to Be Part of the Solution…Now What?
- Is the organized medical staff up to today’s challenges?
- What new models are helping improve quality and reduce costs?
- A review of patient-centered medical homes, service-line management and co-management, bundled payments, and ACOs/clinically integrated networks
- What must physicians and physician leaders do to make these models work?
- How does physician employment affect the organized medical staff and the new medical staff models?
- When multiple models coexist, who’s accountable to whom for what?
Putting It All Together to Leave a Legacy You Can Be Proud Of
12:30 PM: ADJOURN
Agenda is subject to change
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Medical Executive Committee Institute offers CME/CE credits through several organizations:
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
- American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE): Eligible for self-reported ACHE Qualified Education Credit upon application for advancement or recertification.
- National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS): Approved for up to 14 continuing education units.
- National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ): Approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 11.75 CPHQ CE credits.
Visit our seminar continuing education page for more information.
The Medical Executive Committee Institute is presented by Rick Sheff, MD, David P. Tarantino, MD, MBA, and Thomas Anthony, JD. Visit our seminar faculty page for detailed bios on the faculty for this and other Greeley programs.
This course refocused my goals. It was informative, constructive, and energizing from beginning to end. I am completely impressed.—Bettina Smallman, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This program provides experienced, new, and potential physician leaders with the essential skills they need to make your medical staff effective. Organizations that send a team consisting of medical staff leaders, medical services professionals, their CEO, and their VPMA/CMO benefit the most from this program.