The rapidly evolving changes in today’s healthcare field affect every facet of the industry, including the relationship between healthcare institutions and their medical staffs. Bradley lawyers apply their experience and skills to helping providers meet these growing challenges and ensuring that their policies and procedures are up to date and in full compliance with all legal requirements.
Our cross-disciplinary team of attorneys works with acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers to help with the preparation and revision of medical staff and governing body bylaws, medical staff rules and regulations, physicians contracts, and other agreements. We also assist clients with credentialing issues, including medical staff appointment, reappointment, and clinical privilege delineation, as well as compliance with Joint Commission standards
The firm’s legal team also represents healthcare providers in all aspects of the peer review process, including medical staff committee review of physician issues, medical staff fair hearings and appeals, and National Practitioner Data Bank and state reporting obligations. In the event of civil litigation, our team represents clients in all types of medical staff disputes, including defending breach of contract, civil rights, and discrimination claims.
In managing relationships with medical staff, healthcare providers face growing challenges. Our cross-disciplinary team of attorneys have broad experience in this area working with acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. We are actively involved in the preparation and revision of medical staff and governing body bylaws, medical staff rules and regulations, and also physician contracts and other agreements.