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When Enrolling Your Group With Payors, It’s How You Establish Yourself That Counts

When a provider, healthcare group, hospital or entity is first establishing...

Why Perform Exclusion Screening?

Protecting against hiring or doing business with excluded or debarred...

ICD-10 Codes Help Deliver Quality Healthcare

The integration of ICD-10 codes throughout your organization is essential in...

Is Your Peer Review Process Keeping Up With The Times?

A key tool for assessment in hospitals and healthcare organizations, peer...

6 Best Practices for Your Healthcare Facility’s Vendor Credentialing Program

From working with hospitals around the country, we’ve come up with a set of...

Do You Know the Difference Between Provider Enrollment and Credentialing?

Many people don’t know the difference between the credentialing and provider...

Why Interoperability is Crucial in Healthcare Systems: Part 2

Last time I discussed the concept of interoperability and its benefits....

How do credentialing and medical staff roles differ?

I received a question today from one of our Cactus users asking about the...

Why Interoperability is Crucial in Healthcare Systems: Part 1

Healthcare records have come a long way since the first casebooks and paper...

Rx for the Pain of Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are not usually the subject of conversation in...

Provider Enrollment: Start Early

Have you recently hired a healthcare provider to join your practice? Making...

"But I am already enrolled with the payors..."

Enrollment professionals frequently hear providers voice this common...

Three Reasons to Consider Outsourcing Payor Enrollment

Your staff is shrinking, the workload is growing and your healthcare...

Five Steps to Expedite the Payor Enrollment Process

Payor enrollment is a diverse and ever-changing process. With so many rules and...

Seven Tips to Help Advance Your Credentialing Career

It’s no secret that healthcare is changing rapidly, and you’ve likely seen the...

Payor Enrollment: Understanding the CMS Guidelines for Hospitals and Health Plans

When it comes to processing enrollment applications, there are many...

What’s in a Title? How the Role of Credentialing Professional is Changing

In your role as a credentialing professional, you likely tackle many tasks and...

Four Major Challenges of the Peer Review Process

Did you know that an effective peer review process at your healthcare facility...

Visitor Management Improves Hospital Safety & Security

It goes without saying that medical hospitals are busy places. Patients,...

Change Management: Understanding the Emotional Impact of New Technology in the Workplace

Stress, frustration, and anxiety – these are all typical responses when someone...

Immunity and Confidentiality: The Legal Significance of Peer Review

For most healthcare organizations, conducting medical staff peer reviews is a...

Negligent Credentialing Lawsuits: Case Law Examples

Valuable Insights for Provider Credentialing and Privileging Team

When it comes...

Four Common Myths About the Accreditation Process

In the medical industry, quality of care is measured through a series of...

Five Tips for Mitigating the Risk of Negligence in Provider Credentialing and Privileging

As you know, provider credentialing and privileging is crucial to your...

Hospital Security is Everyone's Responsibility

With violent crime on the rise in hospitals across the country – and with the...

Eight Benefits of Technology for MSPs

We’re continuing our career development series designed to help medical service...

Seven Tips for Effective Meeting Management

We’re continuing our career development series designed to help medical service...

Centralizing Credentialing in a Multi-Hospital System - Part 2

In our previous blog, we discussed how essential it is to have stakeholder...

How to Measure Your Competence

Today’s medical services professionals (MSPs) must maximize their effectiveness...

4 Challenges to Implementing OPPE

No doubt, the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) is meant to be a...

4 Steps to Mastering Centralized Credentialing in a Multi-Hospital System

Centralization the credentialing process in a multi-hospital system should be a...

What to Do If Your Enrollment Application Is Denied

Getting physicians enrolled with a healthcare network is no longer a...

8 Tips for Writing a Compelling Letter of Interest

When requesting participation in health insurance networks, are you familiar...

3 Steps to Accelerating Payor Enrollment

For most major healthcare providers, the payor enrollment process can be a...

The Growing Telemedicine Market and Ensuring Quality of Care

Twenty years ago, the idea of having 24/7 access to a board-certified physician...

5 Tips for Integrating Locum Tenens Staff

There is no question that a growing practitioner shortage is driving more and...

Reap the Benefits of Consolidating Your Practitioner Onboarding Program

Onboarding new practitioners shouldn’t require running a gauntlet of red tape....

Major Challenges Implementing FPPE

Let’s face it, regulating clinical privileges can have a major impact on the...

Supply Chain 2.0: Introducing Supply Chain Social Networks

There is no doubt that modern technology within supply chain management is...

Part 2: Making Locum Tenens Part of Your Staffing Solution

In Part 1 of our blog series, Making Locum Tenens Part of Your Staffing...

Part 1: Making Locum Tenens Part of Your Staffing Solution

In our symplr education series webcast, we welcome back Donna Goestenkors of ...

Overcoming Common Physician Onboarding Roadblocks

Call it a hiring spree! Between the looming physician shortage and the pressure...

Prioritizing Culture in Your Locum Tenens Onboarding Program

Most healthcare entities that bring in locum tenens practitioners come to a...

5 Payor Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid

No matter the size of your healthcare organization, having an efficient...

Supply Chain 2.0: Simplifying Communications with Supply Chain Social Networks

Managing the quality of communication within your healthcare supply chain is a...

Part 2: Making Bylaws Fit Unique Systems - CMS Compliance for Multi-Hospital Systems

Rick Curtis, CEO of The Center for Improvement in Health Quality (CIHQ), spoke...

The Affordable Care Act: Your Guide to Physician Credentialing Through CAQH ProView

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) strives to provide...

Part 1: The Value Gain of Medical Staff Integration - CMS Compliance for Multi-Hospital Systems

In our symplr education webcast series, we’ve spoken to Rick Curtis, CEO of The...

CAQH Takes Credentialing to New Heights and Beyond with ProView and Initiatives

Sorin Davis, an expert with 35 years of experience in healthcare and marketing,...

Part 2: Tips and Traps for Telemedicine Credentialing

In a recent blog post, we introduced Rick Curtis as our speaker of the month to...

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