Medical Staff Challenges: Overcoming Conflicts Between Hospitals and Medical Staffs
Peer Review, Governing Documents, and Board Governance
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare healthcare counsel to advise hospitals, medical staffs and physicians on effectively addressing common medical staff challenges, including peer review, medical staff bylaws, hospital board governance, conflict management and more.
- Interrelationship of the board, administration and medical staff leaders
- Medical staff governing documents
- Peer review
- What to expect in the near future
The panel will review these and other relevant questions:
- What are the most critical challenges healthcare counsel face when advising medical staffs?
- How are the interrelationship of the key players, medical staff governing documents, and peer review impacted by the employment of physicians?
- What should counsel consider when advising on governing documents?
- What lessons can be gleaned from recent litigation to help guide physicians, administrators and boards in establishing best practices?
Jennifer A. Hansen
Hooper Lundy & Bookman
Ms. Hansen serves as Chair of the firm's Medical Staff Practice Group and is a member of the firm's Fraud &... | Read More
Ms. Hansen serves as Chair of the firm's Medical Staff Practice Group and is a member of the firm's Fraud & Abuse Practice Group. Her practice includes representation of hospitals, medical staffs, nursing homes, physicians, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers and suppliers in a wide range of matters, including general litigation, medical staff law, managed care litigation, physician licensing, reimbursement, regulatory, and long-term care issues. Ms. Hansen also conducts investigations and advises clients on compliance issues relating to healthcare operations. She has served as counsel in multiple medical staff hearings and has defended physicians in numerous administrative hearings before the Medical Board of California. Ms. Hansen has represented hospitals, long term care facilities and adult residential facilities in challenges to citations and deficiencies issued by the Department of Public Health and the Department of Social Services.Close
Annie Chang Lee
Ms. Lee is an experienced healthcare litigator and adviser. She regularly represents hospitals, medical staffs, and... | Read More
Ms. Lee is an experienced healthcare litigator and adviser. She regularly represents hospitals, medical staffs, and health systems in matters relating to peer review from start to finish - from the initial recommended action, to the peer review hearing, to the appeal to the Board of Directors, and to the Writ of Mandate in court. Ms. Lee regularly counsels clients on NPDB and Business and Professions Code 805 Reports, physician credentialing, peer review hearing procedures, state licensing, Medicare certification, Joint Commission accreditation, and EMTALA. She also drafts and revises medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and provider services agreements.Close
Robin Locke Nagele
Post & Schell
Ms. Nagele has a national healthcare litigation and consulting practice, in which she represents, in complex... | Read More
Ms. Nagele has a national healthcare litigation and consulting practice, in which she represents, in complex commercial, regulatory and antitrust matters, proprietary and nonprofit healthcare providers, multi-hospital systems, integrated delivery systems, academic/teaching medical centers, and ancillary service providers, along with their medical, executive and corporate leadership. She is Co-Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group.Close
Elizabeth A. (Libby) Snelson, Esq.
Legal Counsel for the Medical Staff
Ms. Snelson represents medical staffs, medical societies and physician interests across the country. Her practice areas... | Read More
Ms. Snelson represents medical staffs, medical societies and physician interests across the country. Her practice areas include medical staff bylaws, credentialing and clinical privileges, disruptive behavior issues, peer review, and other matters. Ms. Snelson has nearly 20 years of experience working with medical staffs, medical societies and medical staff professionals, and is a frequent author and lecturer on medical staff bylaws, among other issues.Close