With increased pressure to provide efficient, economical care, it is essential for today’s healthcare providers to promote high-functioning medical staff relationships and effective governance. Hospitals and other healthcare providers need experienced advisors to ensure that medical staff and related governance matters are addressed swiftly and resolved in a manner that supports high-quality, patient-focused services.
Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare team has decades of experience assisting hospitals and other healthcare providers with all facets of their business. We understand the day-to-day dynamics of managing healthcare providers and routinely address medical and allied health staff matters.
We regularly counsel clients in the following areas:
When disputes arise, we can facilitate effective and efficient resolutions. One of the attorneys on our team is a certified mediator with a master’s degree in social work and several years of clinical experience. This unique background has contributed to the successful facilitation and resolution of contentious disputes.
Medical Staff Governance
We strive to foster a synergistic relationship between the medical staff and organizational leadership, even when addressing disruptive physician issues. We can advise on:
Peer Review and Credentialing
Effective peer review and credentialing processes are essential to protect patients, promote quality of care, ensure competent and qualified staff, and respond to concerns regarding medical staff or allied health professionals. We can assist with:
I’m always so impressed with the depth of our team at Husch Blackwell. Whether it’s physician contracts, reimbursement issues or patent work, I know they have the experience we need.