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Payor Enrollment

The evolution of payor enrollment

By: Susan Ward
September 12th, 2018

I have been in the payor enrollment industry for 27 years, so people often ask me how the industry has changed. Steadily, I say, with a few punctuations of accelerated change.

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vendor credentialing | Vendor Credentialing Services

Vendor credentialing: an ounce of prevention is much better than the cure

By: Julie Walker
August 28th, 2018

Managing a hospital’s supply chain involves a whole lot more than ordering supplies. It encompasses managing the relationship with every entity that sells to you or has a material influence on your organization.

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Payor Enrollment

What childhood games can teach us about winning in payor enrollment

By: Susan Ward
August 23rd, 2018

It doesn’t take too many trips down the chutes and ladders of payor enrollment checklists to realize there are a lot of unforeseen obstacles in our path. Sometimes it’s outdated forms. Sometimes it’s a missing pre-application to the application. Sometimes it’s bad instructions, and you end up sending the application to the wrong address.

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vendor credentialing | Vendor Credentialing Services | supply chain

The Top 5 Ways to Streamline Your Vendor Credentialing Process

By: Julie Walker
August 17th, 2018

A comprehensive vendor credentialing program can be a hospital or healthcare organization’s best defense against potential liability and litigation, while ensuring quality control and cost-containment.  Unfortunately for the healthcare supply chain, trying to tie together all the elements of compliance can feel like an unending, time-consuming  cycle  of paperwork and frustration.  We have found that a highly-organized system is the best approach. 

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Healthcare | Provider Privileging | Patient Care | Telemedicine

Defining telemedicine, telehealth, telecare and its role in patient care

By: Jan Laws
July 24th, 2018

You may have heard the terms Telemedicine, telehealth, or telecare. Sound like Greek to you?

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Provider Relations | Provider Credentialing | Healthcare Provider Credentialing | Provider Privileging | Provider Management | roadshows

symplr Roadshows Forge Human Connections

By: Kyle Allain
July 16th, 2018

Here’s my secret insight as a leader with 25 years of experience in healthcare technology: it’s the human connection that makes technology valuable. Every day we sit at our desks, separated from care delivery, using computer screens to oversee provider credentialing. But we know we have an important role to play in ensuring patient safety and quality healthcare experiences. We are united in this common purpose. 

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