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Negligence in Acute Care Hospitals: Evaluating Corporate Responsibility

TASA ID: 684

On October 14, 2010, at 2 p.m. EDT, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with healthcare expert Arthur Shorr, presented a free, one-hour, interactive webinar, The Role of the Chief Executive Officer in Maximizing Patient Safety, for all legal professionals.

This webinar addressed:
  • The fiduciary duty and responsibility of the CEO and governing body
  • The non-delegable accountability of the Chief Executive Officer
  • How national community standards establish minimum expectations for all hospital activities
  • The ramifications of the CEO's role in overseeing medical staff activities
  • The hospital's responsibility for the clinical practice of medicine by physicians in geographically-based hospital departments

About the Expert

Arthur S. Shorr is President and Founder of Arthur S. Shorr & Associates, Inc., Consultants to Health Care Providers, a management consulting firm specializing in providing operational consulting, business, and strategic planning services to hospitals, medical groups and physicians. Mr. Shorr also serves as an expert witness in matters of corporate negligence and Institutional liability of hospitals, nursing homes, and licensed healthcare facilities.

Mr. Shorr holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Economics from Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Administration, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Mr. Shorr has been active professionally in the healthcare field for over 40 years on a full-time basis. He has held senior executive positions in major medical centers including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, serving as Senior Vice-President of Administration and Chief Operating Officer; the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he was Administrator and Chief Operating Officer, and Acting Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. He began his career at Hutzel Hospital, a 400-bed teaching hospital component of The Detroit Medical Center.

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