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...

Keeping track of the steps of the peer review process can be just as daunting for MSPs as the actual process is for physicians under review. There...

Most medical staffs and healthcare organizations have found it challenging to find physicians willing and available to proctor colleagues. In hospital settings, many medical staffs overcome these barriers by making proctoring an obligation of staff membership. Usually, this is facilitated by a...

Faced with continual change in care delivery and reimbursement,...

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