Dealing with the Changing Dynamic of the Medical Staff

Dealing with the Changing Dynamic of the Medical Staff

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The Changes in the medical staff environment, such as a decrease in the presence of community-based, independent physicians has resulted in challenges for the hospital medical staff that impact peer communication, physician-patient communication and the overall the quality of patient care.  Understanding how the changing medical staff environment impacts these areas is important to understand to provide quality care for his or her patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Define issues related to the current make-up of medical staffs for physicians and other health care providers
  • Propose plans to improve medical staff bylaws for the benefit of physicians, allied health care providers and patients
  • Explore the impact of the changing medical staff environment on the quality of patient care and peer and/or patient communication.

Course Fees
MMS Member Physicians: $12
Nonmember Physicians: $22
Allied Health Professionals: $9.60

CME Credit:  1  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ , risk management study

System requirements:


Desktops/Laptops
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8
Mac OSX 10.6 higher
Most modern browsers including:
IE8,9,10
Firefox 18.0+
Chrome 26+
Safari 5+
Flash player  is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)
Android devices including tablets and phones.
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.


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