Effective Peer Review, Second Edition
Effective peer review is key to OPPE compliance.
Learn how to get it right once and for all.
HCPro is pleased to offer Effective Peer Review: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Design, Second Edition, authored by The Greeley Company experts Robert J. Marder, MD, Mark A. Smith, MD, MBA, FACS, and Richard A. Sheff, MD.
Completely updated to help you:
- Comply with The Joint Commission’s standards
- Deliver focused and ongoing professional practice evaluations
- Evaluate physician core competencies
- And much more!
Peer review continues to rate as a top problematic issue and one you can’t ignore. The pressure has increased even more as The Joint Commission focuses on OPPE compliance and physician competence.
Learn how to go beyond just satisfying a regulatory requirement to performing peer review that fosters true improvement within your facility.
Although hospitals go through the motions of peer review, they are often unable to make it a meaningful process—one that results in true improvement in physician performance and meets The Joint Commission’s standards. Transform your peer review process and meet external requirements with Effective Peer Review: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Design, Second Edition.
Get best practices to make peer review worthwhile.
Effective Peer Review, Second Edition, outlines and provides advice about how to do physician peer review effectively. Authored by experts from The Greeley Company, this book and CD-ROM go beyond just reviewing the Joint Commission standards. They put the standards in context by emphasizing best practices you can implement in your peer review process. Plus, you’ll receive thorough discussion about data analysis and collection, along with peer review scoring and rating systems.
Critical information at your fingertips.
Offering step-by-step guidance to peer review, this book and CD-ROM will help you:
- Streamline your existing peer review process with expert advice about how to standardize elements of peer review
- Comply with the Joint Commission’s updated and expanded standards, including how to evaluate physicians in the six general competencies
- Minimize liability and ensure high-quality care by holding fellow physicians accountable for their performance
- Explain how to use peer review to improve physician performance as part of a comprehensive performance improvement framework
- Avoid common pitfalls of the peer review process
- And much more!
Table of Contents at a glance...
With topics ranging from organizational structures for peer review and the use of data to how to conduct peer review for individual cases, within the 150 pages of Effective Peer Review, Second Edition, you’ll find the following content:Chapter 1: Peer review: What it is and what it’s not
Chapter 2: Legal considerations: Impact of regulations and liability on peer review
Chapter 3: Why peer review is hard to do: Understanding medical staff culture
Chapter 4: Physician performance improvement: The right framework for effective peer review
Chapter 5: Measuring physician performance: Understanding indicator types
Chapter 6: Physician performance measures: Selecting the right ones
Chapter 7: Physician performance measures: Analysis and interpretation
Chapter 8: Peer review structures: What’s out there and why
Chapter 9: Performing peer review: Practical tools for improved reliability
Chapter 10: Changing physician practice: Providing physicians useful feedback
Chapter 11: External peer review: When and how
Chapter 12: Redesigning your peer review program: A step-by-step guide
About our expert authors...
Robert J. Marder, MD, serves as vice president of The Greeley Company, in Marblehead, MA, with over 25 years of healthcare leadership and management experience. His many roles in senior hospital medical administration and operations management in academic and community hospital settings make him uniquely qualified to assist physicians and hospitals in developing solutions to complex medical staff and hospital performance issues.
Mark A. Smith, MD, MBA, FACS, is a senior consultant for The Greeley Company, with over 25 years of clinical practice and hospital management experience. His clinical practice as a surgeon and multiple roles in senior hospital administration make him uniquely qualified to assist Greeley clients in developing solutions to their complex staffing and managerial problems.
Richard A. Sheff, MD, is the chairman and executive director of The Greeley Company with over 25 years of healthcare management and leadership experience. With a distinctive combination of medical, healthcare and management acumen, Sheff develops tailored and valued solutions to the unique needs of physicians and hospitals.
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