Recognizing the Disruptive Behavior Hazards

  1. Lack of confidence in the leadership
  2. No one cares
  3. Feeling mistreated
  4. Reduction of respect for a business
  5. High worker turnover
  6. Disgruntled workers (whistleblowers)
  7. Cease reporting incidents
  8. Can hide non-compliance
  9. The reluctance of employees to battle non-compliant conduct

Hazards to Hospital’s Standing

  1. Inappropriate behavior facing patients/families
  2. Hospital’s standing among healthcare providers
  3. Erodes the community’s confidence at the hospital

Capability to give quality patient care

  1. Constructive discharge
  2. Sexual Harassment

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The Joint Commission

  1. Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 40, July 9, 2008
  2. Joint Commission Standards
  3. 03.01.01
  4. EP 4 — demanded the code of behavior
  5. EP 5 — procedure for handling

The Tumulus Behavior

1st Intervention –

  • Chair of Surgery talked with Dr. Day, demanded him to confer with the surgical technician and also to refrain from the additional outburst.
  • Day has yet another episode a month later between yelling in the OR monitoring team. You can visit https://www.thedisruptivephysician.com to know more about disruptive behavior disorder.

2nd Intervention –

  • Chair of an operation identifies the episode to the MEC. MEC requires Dr. Day to experience the professionalism program.
  • Six months afterwards, Dr. Day has yet another episode involving yelling at a nurse.