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...

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...

An effective prescreen process helps to ensure that nonviable candidates for employment never make it to first base. It also helps to minimize the risk of throwing open the door to due process if an application to the medical staff is offered and then denied after you have formally started to...

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