Alliance for Patient Safety

                            All that is necessary for the triumph of evil...
                                                                ... is for good men to do nothing.

                                                                                                   Edmund Burke

How to Get Rid of a "Disruptive" Physician

Changeing the Bylaws of the Hospital

Include measures against "disruptive" physicians

  • Motion for Contempt of Court against Tenet's Attorneys - for abuse of the "disruptive physician" clause in hospital bylaws - October 11, 2002
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  • Hospital Attorneys' recommendations to JCAHO regarding Medical Staff bylaws
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  • Letter from CMA counsel Greg Abrams to JCAHO opposing proposed changes to hospital accreditation standards that would weaken medical staff bylaws - 10/26/2006
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  • Joint AAPS and Semmelweis Society comments to JCAHO opposing Proposed Hospital Disruptive Behavior JCAHO Leadership Standard - 1/17/2007
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  • Managing Medical Staff Bylaws by Daniel Lang, M.D., published 1995 by the American Hospital Association
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