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The Joint Comission | Credentialing compliance

10 Last-Minute Accreditation Survey Tips

By: Maureen Clarke
January 20th, 2021

Whether your organization is Joint Commission-accredited or follows the standards and regulations of another body, prepare for a compliance evaluation, aka a “survey.” After ensuring that your policies and procedures are sound, staff and clinicians adhere to the standards, and a culture of improvement is woven into operations, success comes down to performance during the survey. We offer last-minute tips to help you succeed under the surveyor's microscope.

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How Hospital Supply Chain Leaders Can Thrive in a Virtual Environment

By: Katie Senters
January 11th, 2021

COVID-19 has created countless challenges across every industry, and healthcare facilities have been especially hard-hit. According to some estimates, the demand for PPE at hospitals increased by as much as 1700% in the early months of the pandemic. U.S.-based manufacturers were unprepared to meet such a steep spike in demand, and much of the country’s PPE supply had to come from China. In addition, there were widespread shortages of other vital equipment.  

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Provider Credentialing | provider data management

Profitable Credentialing: 3 Factors Spur a Paradigm Shift

By: Maureen Clarke
January 6th, 2021

While safety and quality have always been associated with credentialing, being a revenue-generating function has not. Now credentialing and medical services departments are increasingly seen as a part of the revenue cycle. 

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Provider Credentialing | Provider Management | Payer enrollment management

Quiz Time! Test Your Credentialing & Enrollment Knowledge

By: Maureen Clarke
December 22nd, 2020

Calling all provider data management professionals! Take our quiz to test your industry knowledge, perhaps learn something new, and have fun in the process. See answers and score key at bottom.

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workforce management

How a Strong Workforce Management Foundation Helped Advocate Aurora Health Navigate COVID-19

By: Dr. Karlene Kerfoot
December 2nd, 2020

Workforce management should be a primary focus for healthcare organizations, and for good reason. Not only does a well-crafted workforce management strategy and effective technology help lower costs and increase efficiencies, it also plays a vital role in improving patient outcomes and positively impacts staff experience.

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Credentialing Software | Payer enrollment management

Ask These 7 Questions To Integrate Credentialing and Enrollment

By: symplr
December 2nd, 2020

Integration is occurring in all facets of healthcare, but we’re focused on a topic close to home: Integrating provider credentialing and payer enrollment (PE) functions. Ask practical questions to eliminate redundancies and share information, regardless of what resources you have, and in spite of what seems like an enormous task.

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