Explore symplr's library of articles and resources that aim to make your healthcare credentialing, privileging and provider enrollment processes simple.
The U.S. spends over $3.5 trillion a year in healthcare, the equivalent of nearly $11,000 per person, supporting the continued need for qualified medical practitioners at every level. In order to get reimbursed for their services, healthcare organizations are being challenged to implement systems that improve the quality and consistency of patient care, as well as the patient experience.
Just getting started with vendor credentialing? Find out how to determine the requirements that are best for you. We’ve all heard the adage, “If something’s not broken, don’t fix it.” In some cases that can be good advice. However, if you’re a supply chain manager without a vendor credentialing program in place to ensure the safety of staff, patients and visitors, it’s important to understand that by the time there’s a problem, it’s often too late to fix it.
Don't miss out on the latest on healthcare governance, risk and compliance.
The continued success of your program is a team effort Congratulations! You’re done implementing your vendor credentialing program. It’s time to sit back, relax, and let it run itself.
Bringing new providers on board is an exciting, yet complex process with plenty of moving parts. If you’ve ever hired a physician or mid-level provider, you understand how much work the process entails. Payor enrollment is one of the most critical, yet misunderstood pieces of the puzzle. While getting your providers billable sits right on top of the to-do list, completing the process the right way requires more expertise, diligence, and experience than most people assume.
One of the core challenges facing healthcare leadership is to ensure optimum reimbursement for the organization. Staying focused on the bottom line isn’t easy, especially when leaders are responsible for everything from culture to quality. Traditional fee-for-service models are being replaced by value-based healthcare. What does this mean for your organization?
The healthcare industry is in the midst of massive transformations. Mergers, acquisitions, increasing government regulations and a changing reimbursement landscape necessitate hospitals to find new ways to contain costs, increase their efficiency and improve patient safety.