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LifeGuard®

LifeGuard

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When a situation arises wherein a physician’s medical knowledge, clinical skills, or health status are called into question, LifeGuard is a resource for the physician or other referring entities. LifeGuard’s pathways, inclusive of recommended remediations, are uniquely tailored to the individual needs and specialty of each physician.

 

LIFEGUARD CAN BE A RESOURCE FOR:

  • State boards of medicine
  • Hospitals and healthsystems
  • Physician group practices
  • Healthcare attorneys
  • Physicians

WHEN…

  • Reentering the practice of medicine
  • Seeking reinstatement of license
  • Concerned with clinical decision making and patient care management
  • Consistency of care provided is in question
  • Transitioning career or specialty
  • Clinical skills deficiencies are suspected or already evident
  • Addressing neurocognitive concerns
  • Measuring fitness for duty
  • Proctoring is needed to evaluate clinical skills onsite
  • Complying with consent agreements or CIAs

LifeGuard was implemented by the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society as a sister program to its Physicians’ Health Programs (PHP).

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Allegheny County Medical Society
713 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412-321-5030  FAX 412-321-5323