Some innovative health systems have established a physician navigator position to help a physician who is to be employed by the health system navigate the myriad complexities of human resources, physician recruiting, medical staff services, payer credentialing, and physician practice management...

In the past, institutions often relied on references supplied solely by the applicant for clinical privileges. Today, it is generally recommended (and, in some instances, required) that the institution identify the specific individuals from whom it wishes to receive a reference. References are...

Each individual practitioner who either applies for or maintains medical staff membership and/ or privileges has the burden of providing evidence that demonstrates that he or she meets the hospital’s established criteria for membership and/or privileges. This policy applies at the time of...

Through University Hospital's medical staff services and credentialing career ladder, an entry-level hire begins as either a credentialing assistant or credentialing quality control specialist and can work his or her way up the departmental rungs as a medical staff services and credentialing...

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