Clinical CareTJC Seeks Input on New Requirements For Workplace Violence Prevention, Resuscitative Services
The revisions on resuscitation policies and protocols were posted January 11 and TJC will accept comments through February 22.
Clinical CareDealing With Disruptive Physicians During Meetings
When a physician is disrupting a meeting by turning the agenda to his or her own purposes, the entire committee...
Clinical CareAre There Any Exceptions to Credentialing and Privileging Employed Physicians?
It is still best practice to have one single, unified process to handle all employed physicians.
StrategyUnityPoint Health Names New Leadership
The Iowa-based health system appointed CEOs for UnityPoint Health and its UnityPoint Clinic physician network.
FinanceWhat Hospitals Need to Know About the Changes to Stark Law
Three healthcare stakeholders spoke with HealthLeaders about the changes to Stark Law and what the impact will be on provider...
Clinical CareOvercome Attribution Challenges with Advanced Practice Professionals
Until organizations are capable of accurately capturing the activity of APPs, a temporary solution is to request that APPs provide...
FinanceCMS Finalizes Stark Law Overhaul, AEH Praises Changes
The final rule on Stark Law has an effective date 60 days following publication in the Federal Register.
Clinical CareHow to Implement Late-practice Evaluation
The appropriate medical staff bylaws must be followed if findings lead to recommendation for action on a practitioner's medical staff...
Clinical CareUse Prospective FPPE to Catch Problems Before They Happen
The physician reviewer can identify any major variations from standard care guidelines before the plan is implemented.
Clinical CareSix Tests for Physician Leadership
Physicians are becoming more collaborative, both with their peers in these growing practices as well as with colleagues across other...
Revenue CycleReporting Separately Payable E/M Services with Modifier -25
In general, Medicare considers E/M services provided on the day of a procedure to be part of the work of...
Clinical CareCommon Claims by Physicians on OPPE Data
When hospitals and their medical staffs establish expectations of physicians, it is critically important that the organization has the ability...