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With all of the chaos, uncertainty and change in the healthcare industry, you need your workforce management strategy to be a stabilizing force. By focusing on developing a workforce management strategy that impacts staff engagement, quality of care, and labor cost containment, you build organizational resilience.
MSPs might not entirely own ongoing professional practice evaluation (OPPE), but it’s a critical process that directly links physician competency assessment to clinical privileges. In addition, advanced practice professionals (APPs) who are credentialed and privileged through the hospital medical staff process require OPPE. Read on for ways that medical staff services can tap into their unique role in practitioner data management to improve provider performance.
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Healthcare organizations that are host to various physician specialties and advanced practice professionals (APPs) require a multi-faceted plan for privilege documentation upkeep. After all, delineating clinical privileges to individual practitioners is only a part of the process. Privilege maintenance that uses a centralized process aids in compliance for the broader privilege-related responsibilities of the organized medical staff and governing body.
Although racism and intolerance existed long before the founding of our country, a sea change against them may at last be occurring. Unfortunately, each day lives are lost, dreams go unfulfilled, and discrimination still occurs regularly toward people because of their ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation, just to name a few.
The ability to reach your organization’s overall revenue goals is a balancing act in today’s competitive business environment. As a result, achieving maximum reimbursement when enrolling practitioners into payers contributes to financial stability and success. Costly and time consuming errors and roadblocks can cause denials or delays, eating into reimbursement. But often, these errors are easily corrected.
In today’s volatile and dynamic conditions, managing premium labor costs without having a negative impact on the quality of patient care is top of mind for healthcare executives. Yet, many health systems are missing out on an opportunity to make some relatively easy process and policy adjustments that could save them hundreds of thousands of dollars annually - without harming the quality of care.