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Discipline is handled through the medical staff bylaws and applicable law, both of which govern most corrective action taken against medical staff members.
Some hospitals may consider taking administrative action against medical staff members.
On July 9, 2008, The Joint Commission (TJC) issued a Sentinel Event Alert (Alert) that addresses intimidating and disruptive behavior.
(“Behaviors that undermine a culture of safety”) This Alert reiterated TJC’s previously announced requirements that as part of its updated Standards, effective January 1, 2009, TJC will require hospitals and other organizations to have a code of conduct (Code) that defines disruptive behavior and a process to address such behavior.
(TJC Standard MS.4, introduction, Effective January 1, 2009.) In its Alert, TJC lists a number of actions as suggestions to deal with disruptive behavior.