Glenda M. Zarbock
Glenda specializes in advising medical staffs, medical groups, and hospitals on a full range of credentialing, peer review, and quality assurance topics. She regularly advises medical staffs on investigations and developing corrective action plans and recommendations. She represents medical staff clients in formal hearings involving credentialing and peer review actions, and related appeals to hospital boards. And she advises clients about reporting obligations, compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements, policy development, and bylaws revisions.
As a litigator, Glenda has represented medical staffs, medical staff leaders, and hospitals in a number civil litigation matters arising from peer review activities, involving claims of whistleblower retaliation, denial of fair procedure, intentional interference, defamation, etc. She handles all phases of litigation: discovery, law and motion practice, mediation, arbitration, administrative hearings, trials, writs, and appeals.
Glenda frequently serves as a neutral hearing officer in peer review hearings for medical staffs across the state, and as an advisor to hospital boards in connection with appeals of judicial review committee decisions. She also serves an arbitrator in peer review matters.
Glenda makes presentations on legal issues to gatherings of the California Association Medical Staff Services and California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.
Areas of Focus
Admissions and Courts
Medical Staff Practice Leader
Medical staffs. Represents medical staffs in peer review and fair hearing proceedings involving medical staff members challenging disciplinary actions.
Hospitals. Advises hospital governing bodies on their role in credentialing and privileging issues.
Hearing Officer/Neutral. Serves as neutral hearing officer and arbitrator in fair hearings.
California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Board of Directors
California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Co-Chair of Hearing Officer Committee
American Health Lawyers Association, Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review and Long Term Care and Senior Housing Practice Groups
California Association Medical Staff Services
National Association Medical Staff Services
California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
Leading Age California
California Assisted Living Association