While the concept of practitioner performance monitoring has been around for more than a century, the continuing march toward value-based reimbursement and integrated care makes routine evaluation more important than ever. As the tools driving this effort, performance indicators are critical to...

An increasingly common mechanism is to establish a formal information-sharing agreement between the hospital medical staff and the employed physician group. These agreements allow the parties to recognize that patient safety and the effectiveness of their credentialing, privileging, and peer...

A decade after their introduction, OPPE and FPPE standards still stump seasoned medical staff and quality teams. For more recent entrants to the field, cultivating a practical, yet meaningful professional practice evaluation program can seem all but impossible. Hired into a brand-new medical...

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