temporary privileges

temporary privileges

Hospital practice Limited clinical privileges given by a hospital's medical staff to a practitioner–eg, a locum tenens physician, to practice medicine for a defined period of time. See Privileges. Cf Emergency privileges.
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The hospital contracts with the physician and the CEO grants temporary privileges pending completion of the credentialing process.
Smith was informed that his privileges at Hanford had been suspended and he had been granted temporary privileges until July 9, 2002.
Libraries can have a number of different types of guest users, depending on whether the guests want to be completely anonymous or whether they just need temporary privileges. This is how you'll be able to set up guest users:
Vincent North will be given temporary privileges at Doctors.
Consider asking for temporary privileges, as they might be approved in less time.
The initial clarification stated that temporary privileges could only be issued in instances where an immediate patient care need existed.
In 1996, Poliner was granted temporary privileges at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
JCAHO clarifies use of temporary privileges -- again.
For instance, requests for new clinical privileges that are later withdrawn need not result in a Data Bank report as long as the physician is not given temporary privileges and the request for privileges is voluntarily withdrawn prior to final action by the health care entity.
* Granting temporary privileges. A full credentials process cannot always be concluded before a new physician's services may be desired or needed at the hospital in connection with a pending application for appointment, a request for privileges to care for a specific patient, or granting of locum tenens status.
*It can occasionally be difficult for a medical staff to grant privileges in a short time, especially in an organization that does not grant temporary privileges. To avoid problems and delays, all the licensing and credentialing information should be in place before the credentialing committee meets.

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