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2017 Medical Staff Conference

Posted on 8/30/2017 by Institute for Medical Quality

Register NOW for the IMQ 2017 Medical Staff Conference, October 26, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel SFO in South San Francisco.

Be sure to Register EARLY! Space is Limited!
Topics presented by well known faculty:

Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Region IX, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will present the most up to date information on what is required and what results are being achieved from CMS initiatives, including Patient Safety Initiative, Physician Quality Reporting system, Inpatient Quality Reporting Program, and the enhancement and ongoing usage of EMRs.

Donald David, MD will present a Joint Commission Standards update/review with discussion on the new or revised Joint Commission standards related to the medical staff.

Lorne Label, MD and Shelley Carder, Esq will discuss the role of the Well Being committee, how it overlaps with Peer Review and when practitioner should be referred as well as how a peer review program should be organized and conducted, what medical staffs need to review and what types of cases trigger summary suspension or an 805 report.

Larry Cosner, MD will discuss how to strengthen the facilities approaches to OPPE and FPPE when dealing with provider Quality Management.