External Peer Review Survey Results and Insights

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As you might know, The Greeley Company assists organizations of all sizes and types with their important external peer review needs. In late January, we surveyed peer review, medical staff, and quality professionals nationwide to gather information and feedback from them regarding how their organizations are using external peer review today. I wanted to share some results… [Read More]

Interim Life Safety Measures: How Can Something So Simple Cause So Much Trouble During Survey?

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Over time, The Joint Commission (TJC) has intermittently circled back to the processes organizations use to manage Life Safety Code (LSC) issues during construction and renovation activities, as well as LSC deficiencies that cannot be immediately corrected. Collectively, these processes are known as Interim Life Safety Measures or ILSMs. (Note: If you conduct a web… [Read More]

9 Big Reasons to Worry About the Management of the Hospital Physical Environment

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The song remains the same – only the tempo has changed! As we head toward the promise of a very different 2017 regulatory landscape under a new President, it is very clear that each healthcare organization will continue to experience (endure?!?) an elevated focus on the management of the physical environment. And the clarity is… [Read More]

Onsite Education for Your Physician, Medical Staff, and Hospital Leaders

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The Greeley Company is well known for our national physician and hospital leadership seminars. But did you know the expert faculty members for our national programs can provide customized onsite education at your organization? Booking Q1 2017 engagements now! It’s an ideal time to bring our experts onsite to prepare any new leaders and help… [Read More]

Free Webinar: Credentialing Advancements in a New Delivery Era

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As hospitals form more expansive networks, small inefficiencies in individual credentialing processes compound and become increasingly disruptive at the system level. But for healthcare organizations that do credentialing well, the positive results are substantial. They include reduced costs and risks, to both the patient and the institution, quicker performance, and enhanced revenue, all centered on… [Read More]

Prepare Your Physician & Hospital Leaders for 2017

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Hundreds of top hospitals attend Greeley’s leadership conferences year after year. Now is the best time to register your team for our December 2016, Boca Raton, FL or January 2017, Palm Desert, CA physician and hospital leadership conferences as you prepare your leadership training for 2017! You have other training options. But Greeley’s expert speakers have actually been in… [Read More]

Top Medical Staff Services Department Staffing Challenges Revealed

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Medical staff services departments might need interim staffing assistance at any point for a variety of reasons. The Greeley Company has provided temporary credentialing and medical staff professional assistance to healthcare organizations nationwide for over 25 years, often for the following 7 common challenges and circumstances:  Implementation of a new credentialing software system Backlogs of initial applicants or reapplicants… [Read More]

Peer Review Pop Quiz

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Think you have your physician peer review covered? Before you answer “yes,” consider: Would you rate your peer review as highly efficient, fair, and effective? Do you sometimes experience backlogs of case reviews? Is meeting the peer review requirements of CMS, The Joint Commission (OPPE and FPPE), or other accreditors a challenge at times? How… [Read More]

High-Risk Credentialing: Best Practices for Temporary Privileges and Locum Tenens

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In today’s challenging healthcare environment, certain influencers intensify the need for the routine use of temporary privileges and/or the ongoing use of locum tenens. There is a lot of pressure to quickly get certain practitioners and specialties credentialed and privileged. Overuse or abuse of temporary privileges, however, can cause havoc and be risky for organizations…. [Read More]

Greeley to Participate in Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual CEO & CFO Roundtable

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Over 500 healthcare executives and industry leaders from across the country will gather November 7-9 at the Swissotel, Chicago, to attend the Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual CEO & CFO Roundtable. The Greeley Company looks forward to participating in this highly anticipated event, which offers the opportunity to share business-focused, strategic discussions with some of the smartest people in the… [Read More]