ZP&W's Lori Desnick's Curbside Consult - "Know What's Expected Before Signing On-call Agreement."
Updated: Aug 21, 2018
Lori Desnick's Curbside Consult on emergency room on-call agreements was published in the March 28, 2006, issue of the Florida Medical Business. In the article, Ms. Desnick discusses some of the main provisions contained in an emergency room on-call agreement that physicians need to be aware of before signing. Such provisions include the following topics: simultaneous call and substitute physician; inpatient consults; malpractice insurance; termination without cause; and termination for cause. In the Curbside Consult, Ms. Desnick also cautioned physicians to carefully read and understand all terms of the agreement prior to signing.