- Lack of confidence in the leadership
- No one cares
- Feeling mistreated
- Reduction of respect for a business
- High worker turnover
- Disgruntled workers (whistleblowers)
- Cease reporting incidents
- Can hide non-compliance
- The reluctance of employees to battle non-compliant conduct
Hazards to Hospital’s Standing
- Inappropriate behavior facing patients/families
- Hospital’s standing among healthcare providers
- Erodes the community’s confidence at the hospital
Capability to give quality patient care
- Constructive discharge
- Sexual Harassment
The Joint Commission
- Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 40, July 9, 2008
- Joint Commission Standards
- EP 4 — demanded the code of behavior
- 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.