Every medical practice of any size must establish and utilize surrogates for provider enrollment, but it’s surprisingly complicated—if done wrong, it can cost the practice man-hours and even billings. By mastering the process, you can save yourself and your practice considerable time and...

Each year, large numbers of physicians seek to return to practice after an extended voluntary absence from patient care. Others have never left practice but are requesting to expand/change their scope of practice and refresh skill sets they have not used in several years. Returning to practice...

Clashing interests and ethics can undermine the integrity of medical staff tasks, create financial disputes between a healthcare institution and the physicians who practice there, disrupt key governance processes, cause rifts that jeopardize patient care, and, in extreme cases, result in costly...

During this 2.5-hour workshop, peer review experts Robert Marder, MD, and Marla Smith, MHSA, will provide attendees with solutions to peer review issues specific to their organization. Attendees of the live program had the opportunity to anonymously share their organization’s peer...

During this program, Marla Smith, MHSA, and Robert J. Marder, MD, will help physician reviewers and committee members understand the importance and seriousness of conducting peer review that is fair and helpful to the physician being reviewed. They will also help peer review...

A growing contingent of MSPs are finding themselves managing provider enrollment duties in addition to their existing medical staff credentialing obligations. However, lengthy enrollment turnaround times with payers can hurt your organization’s bottom line. During this 90-minute on-demand...

Attaining delegation status with commercial payers is the ultimate way to improve enrollment turnaround time and reduce lost revenue and credentialing delays. During this 90-minute webinar, expert speaker Amy Niehaus, CPMSM, CPCS, MBA, will help listeners identify the benefits of...

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...

Have you made the switch to a paperless medical staff office, or are you planning to do so in the near future? Implementing a paperless system can boost your departmental efficiency, but only if you’re able to obtain the robust data needed and apply it properly. Join experts Kevin Kelley, BA,...

Bylaws serve as the governing documents of the medical staff and must comply with hospital accreditation standards, the Medicare Conditions of Participation, HCQIA, and other state and federal laws. Medical staff professionals, with their vast knowledge and ability to stay up-to-date on...

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