Membership & Professional
Standards Committee (MPSC)
Spring 2014
Recent Public Comment Proposals
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Proposed Patient Notification of Functional
Inactivity Due to Lack of Transplant Activity
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March 2014 – MPSC review of public comment &
responses
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Post public comment amendment
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Board Review – June 2014
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Implementation Date – September 1, 2014, if
approved
Recent Public Comment Proposals
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Proposal to Revise the Current Method for
Flagging for Transplant Program Post-transplant
Performance Reviews
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March 2014 – MPSC review of public comment &
responses
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Board Review – June 2014
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Implementation Date – January 1, 2015, if
approved
Ongoing Committee Initiatives
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Review of bylaw requirements/qualifications for
primary surgeons and physicians
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Procurement requirements
Defining “foreign equivalency”
Defining “working knowledge” and “currency”
Revisit the definition of a member transplant
hospital
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Codified vs operational understanding
Identifying impacts if kept as is or if revised
New Committee Initiatives
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OPTN Quality Assurance and Process
Improvement (QAPI) requirement
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Language approved March 2014
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Fall 2014 public comment
Questions?
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Carl Berg, MD
Committee Chair
[email protected]
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Name
Region # Representative
email
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Sally Aungier
Committee Liaison
[email protected]
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