Physicians who would like make changes to his or her "Find a Doctor" directory listing on this web site can do so by contacting the Medical Staff Office by phone or fax. To make changes by fax:
Credentialing is the process of obtaining information, verifying the information, and evaluating applicants who want to obtain or renew medical staff membership and obtain, renew, or revise their clinical privileges.
On an ongoing basis, physicians must update expired credentials. The following updates are required and should be forwarded to the Medical Staff Office:
The Behan Health Science Library is intended for use by the medical staff, employees, and affiliated students of Jefferson Hospital. The library supports Jefferson's mission and vision by optimizing access to current healthcare information and facilitating the delivery of enlightened health care to our patients.
The Library is located on the second floor of Jefferson Hospital. Contact the Medical Staff office for Access.
The library features a permanent collection of reference books and journals. The following services are available to assist users in their research:
According to a survey of physicians conducted by the Medical Library Association of America:
In addition, there are precedents for malpractice suits when literature searches were not obtained to guide physicians in diagnosing and treating their patients.
As a part of the Chronic Pain Information Service at Jefferson Hospital, the Behan Health Science Library has made available a collection of library pathfinders to serve the reader in locating information and reference materials for specific pain management topics.