Using the case study, titled “The New Toy at City Medical Center” on pages 449-450 of the textbook, discuss the following:
1. What questions do you think the chairs of each department should ask?
2.Dr. Jones has a busy practice and is the second highest revenue producer from general surgery. City Medical Center is dependent on revenue from the surgical service. How might this impact how the situation should be handled? What specific steps should be taken to avoid this situation in the future?
3.The goal of physician privileging is to ensure that providers practicing in an organization have appropriate credentials to provide safe and effective treatment. What are three challenges illustrated by this case?
4.Who are the stakeholders in the privileging process at City Medical Center?
5.Who is responsible for communicating about specific privileges?
6.Would these physician behaviors be considered “patient-centric”?
7.Are these physicians “team players”? Explain your response.