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Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review <em>and</em> Healthcare Liability and Litigation Joint Mid-Year Luncheon

 
 

Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review and
Healthcare Liability and Litigation Practice Groups
Joint Mid-Year Luncheon

At Hospitals and Health Systems Law Institute
February 6-7, 2007
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
Las Vegas, NV

Luncheon: Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Title: A Point-Counterpoint Discussion on Peer Review

Description:
A point counterpoint discussion of the most current issues in credentialing and peer review featuring Michael Cassidy representing the physician perspective, Shirley Morrigan representing the hospital perspective, and Jim Boswell as the moderator. Topics will include:

  • How hospitals are changing their medical staff bylaws in the wake of Poliner;
  • Strategies for hospitals and physicians to negotiate sticky physician-hospital disputes short of a hearing and a databank report;
  • To what extent are economic credentialing and use of exclusive contracts to bar physicians a set-up for a Poliner outcome;
  • Even after Poliner, is the bar still too high for physicians to prove an abuse of the peer review process?

Presenters:
Michael A. Cassidy, Esquire
Tucker Arensberg PC
Pittsburgh, PA

Shirley P. Morrigan, Esquire
Foley & Lardner LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Moderator:
James W. Boswell, Esquire
King & Spalding LLP
Atlanta, GA

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