Eliminating Disruptive Physician Behavior
The healthcare environment has dramatically changed. Physician behavior is a major national healthcare issue. Some idiosyncratic behavior that was once accepted will no longer be tolerated. We all agree that disruptive behavior should not occur. It decreases the quality of patient care and it has a negative effect on patient safety. The challenge is deciding exactly what behavior can be defined as “disruptive.” Who should make the decision and when and how should it be made?
KeywordsSexual Harassment Disruptive Behavior Incident Report Aberrant Behavior Quality Patient Care
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