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Medical Staff Essentials
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Medical Staff Essentials

Release Date: October 2017. 282 pages.

$89.00 - $99.00
Product Description

Product Description

The Joint Commission’s Medical Staff (MS) standards provide a detailed description of the medical staff’s roles and responsibilities. But those standards have always been challenging to understand and apply. Medical Staff Essentials is a clear, concise, accurate reference that breaks down difficult concepts in the MS standards into easy-to-digest pieces. It’s designed to be your go-to guide on the essentials of the MS standards—and related concepts—to help you successfully select and manage your medical staff.
Key Topics
  • Medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and policies
  • Clinical credentialing and privileging
  • Appointment to the medical staff
  • Practitioner competence assessment
  • Professional practice evaluations (FPPE and OPPE)
Key Features
  • Reader-friendly tone and engaging format
  • Numerous infographics the clarify complex content
  • Scenarios that show application of key chapter information  
  • Example policies and other documents from real hospitals
  • Nearly two dozen downloadable, writeable tools (included on a flash drive for print version or linked in the e-book)
  • Medical Staff and related standards and terms 
  • Reviewed by Joint Commission experts
Standards: Medical Staff
Setting: Hospitals and critical access hospital
Key Audience
  • Governing body
  • Organized medical staff 
  • Medical staff
  • Medical executive committee
  • Credentialing committee
  • Hospital administration
  • Medical staff services
  • Survey coordination team
  • Accreditation team
  • Legal counsel
  • Performance improvement team
  • Risk management team
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