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...

Brand-new to CRC? Looking for a sneak peek into what an upgraded membership would bring? Need a refresher on how to access the arsenal of expert analysis, training resources, and networking opportunities already at your disposal? Whatever your goals, the CRC team has you covered. Peruse the...

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...

A clearly defined and reflective scope of work is just as important for MSPs as for the practitioners they credential. This comprehensive job description, which comes courtesy of University Hospitals in Cleveland, features a summary of essential duties; experience, knowledge, and special skill...

Advances in healthcare delivery continue at an exponential speed. Technologies, procedures, and treatments that were not even dreamed of several years ago are now realities. It is certain that, as a medical staff leader, you will be faced with the inevitable request from one of your medical...

Beyond programs for individuals who are actively engaged in clinical education and training, many healthcare organizations provide observation/shadowing opportunities for high school and college students who are considering a career in the medical field. Relevant policies should address the...

Most hospitals have one or more exclusive contracts with members of the medical staff to ensure round-the-clock coverage for a particular service. Physicians who find themselves ineligible to hold certain privileges as a result of an exclusive arrangement may sue the hospital. Therefore, medical...

Although writing meeting minutes is a tedious task for MSPs, no one can argue their importance. Minutes are an official record of what happened during a meeting, and their principal purpose is to provide committee members, staff, and others with a:

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Ensure a comprehensive and consistent red flag file review with a set list of questions, says Linda Waldorf, BS, CPMSM, CPCS, director of the central credentialing office (CCO) at the University of North Carolina Healthcare System in Chapel Hill. Having a uniform and transparent process makes it...

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