NAMSS/AHLA Collaborative Webinar Series

Medical Staff Rules, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures: Maximizing the Role of Medical Services Professionals and Staff Attorneys

Five-part Webinar Series Hosted by AHLA

AHLA’s Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group will offer an five-part webinar series focusing on best practices in three important areas that have legal implications for interactions between medical staff professionals and counsel. Each panel will be composed of one or two attorneys that collaborate with medical services professionals, as well as a member of the National Association Medical Staff Services, as a collaborative effort between the two organizations.

IMPORTANT: You will access the day-of webinar through the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). NAMSS will pass your information along to AHLA and you will receive day-of login instructions from the AHLA education staff. 

Cost Per Webinar: 

NAMSS Members: $55
Non-Members: $75

CE Credits Per Webinar:

Each webinar has been approved for 1.5 CE Credits.

Webinar 1 - Managing Interventions for Physician Behavior

Date: January 25, 2018
Speakers: Alexis Angell, J.D., Vanessa Brown, M.D., FACEP, J.D., and Karen Claxton, CPCS, CPMSM, FMSP

Alexis Angell, JD of Polsinelli, Vanessa Brown, M.D., FACEP, J.D., and NAMSS representative Karen Claxton will discuss managing the impaired practitioner, recovery v. removal, sentinel events, and behavior issues including accusations of sexual harassment. 

Registration for this webinar has closed.

Webinar 2 - Revision of Bylaws

Date: January 30, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central)
Speakers: Catherine Ballard, J.D. and Jennifer Stike, CPCS, CPMSM, MHA

Catherine Ballard of Bricker & Eckler and Jennifer Stike, NAMSS representative will discuss what goes where (Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, Policies and procedures); what should be involved in a meaningful review and revision of those documents and how to manage private agendas; e.g., proposed revision serves individual interest. 

Registration for this webinar has closed.
Webinar 3 - Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act

Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central)
Speakers: Michael Callahan, J.D. and Diane Meldi, MBA, CPCS, CPMSM

Michael Callahan and NAMSS representative Diane Meldi will discuss what every MSP should know about national trends in litigation and reporting peer review to a Patient Safety Organization.

Webinar 4 - Employed Providers

Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central)
Speakers: Brian Betner, J.D. and Marlene Yates

Brian Betner of Hall Render and NAMSS representative Marlene Yates will discuss the key issues involved in the employment of medical staff members including “Economic credentialing,” and disciplinary action:  medical staff vs. human resources.

Webinar 5 - Telemedicine

Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central)
Speakers: Mercedes Varasteh Dordeski, J.D. and Susan DuBois, CPCS, CPMSM

Mercedes Varasteh Dordeski of Foley & Mansfield and NAMSS representative Susan DuBois will discuss where telemedicine fits within the medical staff structure, how is it regulated by the medical staff (credentialing and peer review options), monitoring, and meeting accreditation standards.