Medical Executive Committee Institute

Medical Executive Committee Institute

The Essential Training for All Medical Staff and Physicians

Obtain the medical staff leadership skills not taught in medical training.

The Medical Executive Committee Institute is an ideal way for developing physician leaders to prepare for their important positions and for current leaders to remain apprised of new issues and leadership techniques. Presented by nationally recognized, motivational, and effective physician leadership educators, this program leaves participants with renewed energy and commitment for their essential roles.

HOW TO REGISTER

The registration fee is $1,845 per attendee and includes:

  • All educational sessions
  • Detailed course materials
  • Continental breakfast every day
  • A networking reception for participants and their spouses/partners
  • CME/CE credits

Upcoming dates and locations

Call our seminars division at (800) 807-9819 to register or learn more information about upcoming seminars, team pricing and other special offers, as well as hotel and other information. Or you may simply click the appropriate links below.

BENEFITS

  • 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

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

AGENDA

Day One
DAY ONE

7 AM to 8 AM: REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

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

Day Two
DAY TWO

7 AM to 8 AM: CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

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)

  • 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

 

Day Three
DAY THREE

7 AM to 8 AM: CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 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

  1. Corporate negligence
  2. The legal status of bylaws
  3. Exclusive contracting
  4. EMTALA
  5. HCQIA
  6. NPDB reporting
  7. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  8. Ethics in Physician Self-Referrals Law (Stark Law)
  9. Anti-Kickback Statute
  10. 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 as follows:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): The Greeley Company, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE): ACHE Qualified Education credit must be related to healthcare management (i.e., it cannot be clinical, inspirational, or specific to the sponsoring organization). It can be earned through educational programs conducted or sponsored by any organization qualified to provide educational programming in healthcare management. To self-report ACHE activities, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.Participants in the MEC Institute wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.
  • National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS): This program is approved by the National Association Medical Staff Services for up to 14 continuing education units. Accreditation of this educational program in no way implies endorsement or sponsorship by NAMSS.
  • National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ): This activity has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 11.75 CPHQ CE credits.

FACULTY

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.

HOW TO REGISTER

The registration fee is $1,845 per attendee and includes:

  • All educational sessions
  • Detailed course materials
  • Continental breakfast every day
  • A networking reception for participants and their spouses/partners
  • CME/CE credits

Upcoming dates and locations

Call our seminars division at (800) 807-9819 to register or learn more information about upcoming seminars, team pricing and other special offers, as well as hotel and other information. Or you may simply click the appropriate links below.

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellations received by The Greeley Company 30 days or more prior to the seminar are eligible for a credit or refund, less a $250 cancellation fee per seminar. The credit is valid for up to six months from the date of cancellation.
  2. Cancellations made 30 to 10 days prior to the seminar date are ineligible for refunds but are eligible for payment transfer (credit) to another Greeley seminar, less a $250 cancellation fee per seminar. The credit is valid for up to six months from date of cancellation.
  3. Participants who cancel fewer than 10 days prior to the seminar date are considered as “no shows” and are ineligible for refund/credit.

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