The 2019 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

February 26 - 28, 2019
MGM Grand, Las Vegas

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2018 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

February 5 - 6 - Las Vegas, NV

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Dynamic training, first-class faculty, and unmatched networking make the 2018 CRC Symposium the leading professional event for MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality directors.


The 2018 CRC Symposium delivers two days of engaging education and training to MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality directors in credentialing environments spanning the care continuum. Top industry experts impart fresh insight and actionable strategies for developing and sustaining effective credentialing, privileging, competence assessment, and medical staff governance processes amid constant changes to healthcare service delivery and reimbursement.

Whether you’re a newly minted professional or an industry veteran, a symposium regular or a first-time attendee, you won’t want to miss out on the industry’s premier credentialing event. New for 2018, an expanded speaker lineup features celebrated experts and in-the-trenches MSPs and medical staff leaders eager to share their success stories and practical application pointers. Plus, flexible session tracks allow attendees to custom-fit their training trajectories to their career focuses and experience levels, while a brand-new networking reception connects professionals across department and state lines. 

The symposium’s unique emphasis on interactive discussion and collaborative problem solving empowers attendees with different professional vantage points to work together to achieve excellence in credentialing, privileging, and competence assessment. Healthcare organizations send their medical staff services and leadership teams to learn concrete strategies for streamlining key processes and fostering interdepartmental cohesion.

The 2018 CRC Symposium is designed for physician leaders, medical staff committee members, chief medical officers, vice presidents of medical affairs, medical staff services directors, medical staff services managers, medical staff coordinators, medical staff professionals, credentialing professionals, quality directors, and quality managers.

Hot Topics 

  • Advanced practice professionals privileging and competency assessment methods 
  • Credentialing and privileging in ambulatory settings 
  • Risk management and credentialing 
  • CVO creation and implementation 
  • Health system credentialing and privileging 
  • Developing a paperless medical staff office 
  • Sham peer review 
  • OPPE & FPPE 
  • Employed physicians 
  • Conflicts of interest 
  • Accreditation survey success 
  • Telemedicine credentialing and privileging 
  • Legal issues in credentialing, privileging, and peer review 
  • Competence assessment strategies for medical staff leaders 

Who Should Attend 

  • Medical staff coordinators and professionals 
  • Medical staff services directors and managers 
  • Credentialing professionals 
  • Medical staff leaders 
  • Medical staff committee members 
  • Quality directors and managers 
  • Chief medical officers and vice presidents of medical affairs 

Learning Objectives 

  • Create an OPPE process that accommodates difficult competence evaluation scenarios, renders audit-ready documentation, and promotes compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards 
  • Learn strategies for integrating the OPPE and FPPE processes 
  • Address pink flags on medical staff applications before they turn bright red 
  • Identify the similarities and differences in best-practice vetting for employed and contracted physicians 
  • Custom-fit scopes of practice, OPPE, FPPE, and related medical staff processes for advanced practice professionals 
  • Develop full-bodied credentialing and privileging processes for healthcare entities beyond the traditional hospital, such as health systems, health plans, CVOs, and ambulatory centers 
  • Outfit standard medical staff processes for the expanding presence of telemedicine providers 
  • Streamline credentialing processes and diminish duplicative medical staff governance work to maximize efficiency, uphold quality, and invigorate the revenue cycle 
  • Avoid negligent credentialing lawsuits by identifying common triggers and developing solid policies 

Photography Disclaimer
From time to time, CRC/HCPro or its contractors record, photograph, and/or stream the various aspects and activities of the CRC Symposium for both archival and promotional purposes. By attending the CRC Symposium, attendees give CRC/HCPro and its contractors permission to use any attendee’s voice and image in any such archival or promotional recording, photograph, or streaming activity without any compensation or credit to the attendee.

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