How To Approach Aberrant Physician Behavior

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 2:22 PM EDT) -- This article addresses aberrant physician behavior and the remedies that a hospital may employ to address that behavior. Specifically, this article addresses the types of aberrant behavior that a hospital most often encounters and focuses on those remedial actions that do not trigger a right to due process under relevant state and federal statutes and that do not trigger the requirement to report the action to the National Practitioners Data Bank (NPDB).

It is generally understood that the goal of physician peer review is to be...
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