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How to Measure Your Competence

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

Part 1: Making Locum Tenens Part of Your Staffing Solution

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

Nurse Credentialing for Contractors: Big Winner or Major Pain?

Wondering where all of the nurses have gone? As the population ages, and...

Health & Maintenance Operating Costs Putting You Over Budget? Try this!

Feeling the pinch on your healthcare facility’s operating budget? These...

6 Signs Your Nurses Are Actually Superheroes in Disguise

Nurses don’t always get the recognition they deserve – but they are truly...

Can Vendor Credentialing be Done Seamlessly? A Case Study

I’m the analyst responsible for symplr at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise,...

Let’s Make a Deal: 5 Steps to Choosing the Right Contractors

Whether its janitors or maintenance and construction workers, your facility...

An Introduction to Payor Enrollment

If you build it, they will come! That’s exactly what the Texas Society for...

Medkinetics and VCS Merge

Depending on which part of the hospital you work in, credentialing means...

Ebola: New Policies for Staff & Patient Safety

While hundreds of U.S. hospitals are implementing Ebola training...

VCS Changing Name to symplr

This summer, we announced the merger of VCS, Medkinetics and Payor...

Iowa Hospital Association Conference 2014

This year the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) hosted their annual Leading...

MSPs Make a Difference

True Story

A while back, I boarded a flight out west to work with a client....

Verifying Gaps in Provider Work History?

It's all too common in healthcare credentialing today for providers to have...

The Two Midnight Rule: Are you ready?

The “Probe and Educate” period for the “Two Midnight Rule” (42 CFR § 412.3) has...

What's Your Credentialing Software Telling Providers?

As the years progress, tech-savvy providers outnumber those who aren't....

CVOs - Do They Have What It Takes?

Healthcare organizations across the country are striving to create...

6 Steps to Protect your Organizations

Most organizations today have adopted “Best Practices” when vetting new...

6 Essential Traits of Successful MSPs

Medical Staff Professionals (MSPs) are the core of most healthcare...

Don't Bounce Your Providers Between Credentialing & Enrollment

I’m genuinely surprised when meeting with a new client and learning their...

Scared to Share Credentialing Information?

Working in a Medical Staff Office (MSO) comes with an enormous amount of...

Credentialing Software

Like most people, I love bargains which results in a crowded key ring full...

Where's My Paisley Tie?

The paisley tie is really only important when you can’t find it five minutes...

Medical Staff Offices Share Credentialing Data?

I find myself responding to the same question posed by many healthcare...

Delegated Credentialing

Previously, we examined the benefits of delegating credentialing to an...

Delegated Provider Credentialing

In an era where time and money are in short supply, healthcare organizations...

Four Benefits of Automated Credentialing

Credentialing, a labor intensive, redundant and painstaking process, often...

Credentialing and Quality in Palliative Care

Palliative care, one of the more emotionally charged areas of healthcare,...

Information Silos in Healthcare

Information about healthcare providers - whether it is a doctor, dentist,...

Healthcare Technology, What You're Missing

Hard to Believe Today

Across the country, most of healthcare is dragging its...

Credentialing Verification Tools

Automating the credentialing process allows you to manage a myriad of...

Avoidable Credentialing Risks

There’s a lot to keep up with in managing physician relationships in a medical...

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