The Joint Commission’s Medical Staff (MS) standards provide a detailed description of the medical staff’s roles and responsibilities. But those standards have always been challenging to understand and apply. Medical Staff Essentials is a clear, concise, accurate reference that breaks down difficult concepts in the MS standards into easy-to-digest pieces. It’s designed to be your go-to guide on the essentials of the MS standards—and related concepts—to help you successfully select and manage your medical staff
Standards: Medical Staff
Setting: Hospitals and critical access hospital
"The book's graphics and various examples from other organizations are interesting and help readers grasp the requirements of The Joint Commission medical staff standards. I would recommend this as an added reference in accreditation departments and for medical executive committees."
-- Debra DellaRatta, MSN, CPHQ (James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital) Doody's Review
The book exceeds the needs of the intended audience -- staff involved in medical staff standards compliance: governing bodies, organized medical staff, medical staff, accreditation/survey teams, risk management/legal counsel, performance improvement teams, and medical executive and credentialing committees. The content development manager is a subject matter expert and the reviewers are employed by The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources.