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Jan Laws

Jan Laws is a member of the Product Management team at symplr. She holds both CPMSM and CPCS certification distinctions through NAMSS. Prior to joining CACTUS/symplr, Jan served for more than 20 years in the Medical Staff Services field. Her experience includes roles in centralized verification organizations’ operations, medical staff management in both system and single hospital organizations, and provider credentialing. Jan eagerly shares her expertise through learning experiences that enhance the positive collaboration between symplr teams and our clients. In addition to her expertise in medical staff services, Jan is a licensed professional counselor who operates a successful private practice.

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Medical Staff Services | Provider Credentialing | Healthcare Provider Credentialing | Provider Privileging | Healthcare Credentialing

How do credentialing and medical staff roles differ?

By: Jan Laws
May 15th, 2017

I received a question today from one of our Cactus users asking about the difference between the role of a credentialing coordinator and a medical staff professional.  I'd like to share the answer to that question in the blog today, as well as address the difference between credentialing and privileging.

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Medical Staff Services | Medical Service Professionals

A Brief History of the Medical Staff Services Profession

By: Jan Laws
January 22nd, 2016

Remember the 80’s? Wow, we’ve come a long way since then - from fashion, sure, but also in the healthcare industry. Take a stroll down memory lane with me as I discuss how much change the concepts of credentialing and privileging have seen in the past 30 years, and what we can expect in the next 30.

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