The physician chairperson performance measurement form is a tool for measuring and documenting performance, discussing professional and organizational development, and setting goals and objectives. The tool is designed to facilitate communication and feedback, the most critical element in the...

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The operational process of credentialing a practitioner to participate in a health plan’s network has
some similarities to a hospital’s credentialing processes; however, there are also important distinctions.
The following table highlights some of the key differences between health...

Your window into the professional experiences of MSPs across the compensation spectrum, career stages, and the care continuum

The modern MSP’s influence spans more functions, facilities, and settings than ever before. Gain unparalleled insight into the evolving...

Most states recognize a hospital’s duty to exercise reasonable care in granting privileges. Although the hospital is not automatically liable for a practitioner’s negligence, it can be held liable for negligent credentialing if the determination is made that a plaintiff’s injury would not have...

The onset of COVID-19 introduced significant credentialing challenges that healthcare organizations had not faced in prior emergency/disaster situations. What was different about the pandemic?

 For one, it hit a large portion of the United States all at once; for another, it has lasted...

Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) are state databases that track prescriptions for controlled substances. Both prescribers and pharmacists have access to PDMPs; in fact, pharmacists are required to enter filled prescriptions into PDMPs prior to dispensing, and in some states,...

Mary Barr, CPMSM, was new to her position as director of medical affairs at St. John Medical Center. With extensive experience as an MSP, Mary initially focused her attention on the scope of credentialing and privileging of current medical staff members, advanced practice professionals, and new...

The following figure provides some examples of physician indicators of performance that apply to the ambulatory setting. The Six General Competencies adapted from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) joint...

Once a hospital has established which sites require practitioners to be privileged, the medical staff needs to evaluate the scope of services provided at the...

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