Perspectives on Medical Staff Peer Review & Credentialing
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For California Hospitals and Medical Staffs, Exclusive Contracts Are No Substitute For Fair Hearing Obligations
California hospitals, medical staffs, and medical groups, take note: In addressing an issue that has been debated for years, the California Court of Appeal has concluded that a hospital’s directive to a group in a “closed” department to not schedule a practitioner due to competency issues constitute
Lowell C. Brown, Debra Albin-Riley, Douglas A. Grimm, FACHE, Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr., D. Jacques Smith, Jennifer C. Terry, Sarah G. Benator, Susanna Hathaway Murphy, Diane B. Roldán
We are very pleased to announce that our Health Care attorneys will be hosting two Medical Staff Leaders and the Law Conferences in 2019.
Please join Arent Fox on Friday, February 3 from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Pacific for our annual Medical Staff Leaders and the Law Conference being held at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel in Costa Mesa.
It’s About Time: The California Board of Registered Nursing Proposes the First Updates to Nurse Practitioner Regulations in 30 Years
Earlier this month, the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) proposed significant changes to regulations affecting nurse practitioners (NP) practicing in the state.
Together We Stand(ard): CMS and AHIP Announce Standardization of Quality Measures for Physicians and ACOs
As pay-for-performance programs continue to expand in both scale and scope across the US health care system, the amount of administrative and clinical resources necessary to participate in these programs has correspondingly grown.
Last week, Health Care partner Lowell C. Brown published an article in Bloomberg BNA’s Health Law Report that examines what hospital and medical staff leaders should do when a staff member is hospitalized with signs of impairment.
Arent Fox partner Lowell C. Brown, head of the firm’s Health Care practice, was quoted in a recent Bloomberg BNA article following a novel and groundbreaking decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court.
When the Bylaws specifically and directly speak, for example, in matters of credentialing criteria, peer review processes, and Medical Staff hearing procedures, the pronouncements are not viewed as suggestions or hints. Rather, the Medical Staff Bylaws set forth requirements.
Will the Division of Practitioner Data Bank’s Recent Report Lead to National Practitioner Data Bank Changes?
For almost 30 years, hospitals and certain other health care organizations have been required to report to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) specified “adverse actions” regarding physicians and dentists that they employ, contract with, or have on staff.
Partner Lowell Brown was quoted in Bloomberg BNA’s Health Law Reporter in connection with the recent El-Attar v. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center decision.
Lowell C. Brown, Debra Albin-Riley, Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr., Susanna Hathaway Murphy, Sarah L. Bruno, Mark R. Phillips, Diane B. Roldán
Please join Arent Fox in San Francisco for our annual Medical Staff Leaders and the Law Conference.
Lowell C. Brown, Debra Albin-Riley, Lynn R. Fiorentino, Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr., Sarah G. Benator, Susanna Hathaway Murphy, Diane B. Roldán, Hillary M. Stemple*
Please join Arent Fox in San Francisco for our fifth annual Medical Staff Leaders and the Law Conference.
Lowell C. Brown, Debra Albin-Riley, Douglas A. Grimm, FACHE, Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr., D. Jacques Smith, Jennifer C. Terry, Sarah G. Benator, Susanna Hathaway Murphy, Annie Chang Lee, Sabrina M. Punia-Ly, Harsh P. Parikh, Diane B. Roldán
Please join Arent Fox in Costa Mesa for our eighth annual Medical Staff Leaders and the Law Conference.