Actions of the MEC

The following revised policies were approved by MEC on 10/9/18:
Midlevel Providers FPPE
Confidentiality of Credentials Files
Influenza Vaccination
Legibility of Medical Record Documentation

The following were approved by MEC on 9/11/18:
Alcohol Septal Ablation
Qualifications of the Radiologic Technologist – revised policy
Qualifications of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist – revised policy
Autopsy Policy
Stat Routine EEG On Call Protocol for Adult Patients
Stat Routine EEG On Call Protocol for Pediatric Patients
Stat LTM/Video EEG On Call Protocol for Adult Patients
Stat LTM/Video EEG On Call Protocol for Pediatric Patients

The following was approved by MEC on 8/14/18:
Computer Access for Emeritus Staff – revised policy

The following was approved by MEC on 7/10/18:
Guidelines for Care of the Adult Patient with Sepsis/Septic Shock

The following were approved by MEC on 5/8/18:


The following revised policies were approved by MEC on 3/13/18:

The following policies were approved by MEC on 2/13/18:


The following policies were approved by MEC on 10/10/17:

 


The following revised policy was approved by MEC on 8/8/17:

“Criteria for Initiating and Maintaining Telemetry Monitoring”

The following revised policy was approved by MEC on 6/13/17:

“IOM Electrodiagnostic Testing in the Operating Room”

The following changes to the Medical & Dental Staff Rules and Regulations were approved by MEC on 6/13/17:

Section 8.2-1 & Section 8.4-1, Changes were made to include indication for all antibiotics.

The following policy was approved by MEC on 5/9/17:

“No Order Transfers from Emergency Department”

The following revised policy was approved by MEC on January 10, 2017:

Electrodiagnostic Testing in the Operating Room

MEC approved intra-operative monitoring as a service of telemedicine.

The following revised policy was approved by MEC on December 13, 2016:

Medicaid Number

The following was approved by MEC on May 10, 2016:

Department of Dentistry Rules & Regulations (revised)

The following new policy was approved by MEC on March 8, 2016:

Expedited Credentialing

The following change to the medical staff rules and regulations was approved by MEC on February 9, 2016:

Section 8.1-6 Delinquent Medical Records

The following change to the medical staff rules and regulations was approved by MEC on January 12, 2016:

Section 14.1-1 Department Vice Chairs (new section)

The following revised policy was approved by MEC on December 8, 2015:

Disruptive Behavior

The following policy was approved by MEC on Nov. 10, 2015:

Caring for Family Members

The following change to the medical staff rules and regulations was approved by MEC on November 10, 2015:

Section 8.5-1 Operative and Special Procedure Reports

The following revised policies were approved by MEC on October 13, 2015:

Influenza Vaccination Policy
Legibility of Medical Record Documentation
Midlevel Providers (HPA) FPPE Policy
Confidentiality of Credentials Files

The following change to the medical staff rules and regulations was approved by MEC on September 8, 2015:

Section 7.1-1 Dietary Orders (new section)


The following revised policies were approved by MEC on August 11, 2015:

Qualifications of Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Qualifications of Radiologic Technologists

The following change to the medical staff rules and regulations was approved by MEC on June 9, 2015:

Section 7.3 Admission Order

The following new or revised policies were approved by MEC on March 10, 2015:

Credentialing and Privileging (revised)
National Practitioner Data Bank (revised)
Temporary Privileges (revised)
Verification of Practitioner Identity (revised)
Medical Staff Conflict of Interest (new)

The following new or revised policies were approved by MEC on January 13, 2015:

Appraisal of Emergencies and Referral for Off-Campus Department(s) (revised)
Process to Disseminate Practitioner Privilege Information (revised)
Communication to the Medical and Dental Staff (revised)
NJ Board of Medical Examiners Reporting Requirements (new)