|When the Medical Board Calls.....Don't Panic|
|Written by Georgette Samaritan, RN, BSN, CPHRM|
|Monday, 04 July 2016 00:00|
When you receive a medical board inquiry, it's the letter all physicians dread. Now, what do you do? Panic? Throw the letter away? Call and confront the complainant with this accusation and try to talk them out of it? Call your fellow physicians to get their support on the factual or expert issues which might be involved? Go on vacation and deal with it later? Alter or destroy the medical record?
The answer is: absolutely do none of the above.
Instead, please strongly consider applying the following tips when you are first contacted by the Medical Board...
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