The Joint Commission Deletes Fluoroscopy User Training Requirement

Seriously, are we confused here? The Joint Commission has announced its decision to delete the fluoroscopy user training requirement from the requirements that went into effect January 1, 2019. They released this statement June 17,2019: “Effective immediately, The Joint Commission is deleting Standard HR.01.05.03, element of performance (EP) 15 from the Ambulatory Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, and Office-Based Surgery Program.” “The Joint Commission has … Continue reading The Joint Commission Deletes Fluoroscopy User Training Requirement

Non-compete Agreements and Doc-Napping

A geographic pos-employment restrictive covenant is often called a “noncompete clause” in a contract stating you are unable to work within a specified number of miles for a specified number of years should you resign or be terminated by your employer. These clauses apply when one group of physicians lose the business at a healthcare facility to another group but also to keep groups from … Continue reading Non-compete Agreements and Doc-Napping

How Much Is Your Time Really Worth? Time vs Money Dilemma

On every professional and social healthcare network similar questions are being asked.  What is the salary range for your job?  How is salary determined?  What factors influence salary and compensation packages?  The internet community boards are asking the same questions. What are your hours, call pay, callbacks, salary, working conditions, and “other duties assigned” beyond your professional occupation?  It is difficult to isolate something as … Continue reading How Much Is Your Time Really Worth? Time vs Money Dilemma