Healthcare and Nursing
[Name of the Writer]
[Name of the Institution]
The case being covered is between the medical staff and a hospital. Hospital is Radiation Therapy Oncology and Hospital is the Providence Hospital. The problem in the case was bylaws of the medical staff which showed that the transfer of the mobile of the radiology equipment to a related department, without any sort of reward. The transfer was done in accordance with the motivation and the considerations of the financial department. The department was narrowed down to only three physicians. The American Medical Association who supported the enforcement of bylaws, designed by the members of the medical staff.
The bylaws are bound to create a mutual agreement between the board of directors of that Hospital and members of the Medical Staff. The therapy was personally owned by those Plaintiff Physicians and had certain rights of the staff. According to section 5.1, due to impossible circumstances that might arise of the medical staff membership and other rights are totally dependant on the clinical qualifications. As per the inclusions of the rights, they can be practiced. On the other hand, according to the section 7.1-1 of the bylaws, the hearing from the panel of the Medical Staff can be declined by the Board of Members, and the Board has some certain limits confined to the Quality of Care and in the case, has no obligation and perpetuate in the topic.
In 1997, the Hospital tried to gain control over the Staff members, but this went all in vain. In the process of retaliation, the hospital terminated its right to Practice. After a series of trials and the official proceedings of the case when the plaintiffs raised on appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court and had come up with the conclusion that the medical staff should authorize their physician's professional proficiency which is supported by the bylaws signed, agreed and delivered.
American Medical Association (2019). Searchltf.ama-assn.org. Retrieved 22 February 2019, from https://searchltf.ama-assn.org/undefined/documentDownload?uri=%2Funstructured%2Fbinary%2Fcase%2FCase-Summary_Radiation-Therapy-Oncology-v-Providence-Hospital.pdf
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