Physician Malpractice Issues:Illustrate legal principles and laws that affect professional and administrative decisions found in health care services.

Physician Malpractice Issues:Illustrate legal principles and laws that affect professional and administrative decisions found in health care services.

Discuss the role of the hospital governing body
Examine the peer review process and confidentiality issues involved
Discuss due process and how it relates to an individual’s constitutional rights.
Analyze conflict between cost, access, and quality of care as it relates to legal parameters.
Evaluate inherent limitations to the delivery of health care due to legal mandates.
Instructions

You are the compliance manager of a medium sized hospital in a suburban neighborhood. Your facility is a medical surgical facility providing care for the community. Your facility has hospitalists employed and grants privileges to physicians in the community.
Choose one reason “doctors get sued” from the article above and let this be the basis of your presentation.
Add speaker notes to your presentation discussing how your theme choice impacts physician decision-making in creating a patient healthcare plan.
In other words, explain how physician liability concerns relate to your topic choice.
As you explain these concerns, include how the regulatory environment in which providers operate at times can hinder the ability for a provider to do what is necessary for patients. Provide an example or scenario illustrating these limitations.