Greeley Senior Consultant Bud Pate shares advice with Becker’s Clinical Leadership on how to avoid adverse findings, and what to do if things go wrong. This article summarizes 30 years of Greeley best practices into a simple guide for those involved with survey preparedness and response. Put simply, hundreds of lessons learned by Greeley’s CMS Termination… [Read More]
What does a right-sized and optimized medical staff services department look like? And how do you get there? Sally Pelletier, CPCS, CPMSM, shares the things all high-functioning MSSDs have in common, as well as five key performance indicators (KPIs) leaders can live by and adapt for. This article is a great resource for MSPs wondering… [Read More]
Using proactive external peer review to mitigate the risk of high-dollar lawsuits Medical necessity investigations and lawsuits are a significant threat to healthcare providers, especially those that rely on internal medical staff peer review programs to identify adverse patterns in clinical behavior, according to the new brief Medical Necessity: Checks and Balances Most Hospitals Don’t… [Read More]
This new Executive Brief in Becker’s Healthcare Review featuring Greeley’s Chief Credentialing Officer Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, addresses the new and growing roles of advanced practice professionals (APPs) in healthcare today, including leadership roles within the organized medical staff and as service line leads. This article addresses credentialing, privileging, policy, and governance considerations around APPs… [Read More]
Service line co-management, which allows physicians and hospitals to manage a service line as equal partners, is a proven solution for alignment, engagement and even resolving trust issues in hospitals and healthcare sytems. This article featuring Greeley CMO Rick Sheff, MD, discusses the key success factors for service line management done well and how service… [Read More]
Greeley’s Chief Credentialing Officer Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, offers advice and guidance for physician groups, hospitals, and systems about aging policies for practitioners. The article includes the case for creating one, suggestions on whom should be involved, and five key areas every policy should cover.
Accountability, Consistency, and Adaptability Create a Culture of Excellence See how Greeley’s CredenceSM medical staff outsourcing solution helped a hospital known as a center of clinical excellence to transform an underperforming medical staff services department into an accountable resource that both reflects and (now) champions its own culture of quality.
Interested in exploring whether outsourcing medical staff operations is an option for one, some, or all of your medical staff operations challenges? Here’s a one-pager on common challenges and Greeley’s Credence solutions.
A well-structured, adaptable medical staff services department (MSSD) can make a real difference in today’s changing healthcare landscape. Mergers and acquisitions continue at a rapid pace, regulatory challenges are increasing, and payment models are evolving, all of which make the credentialing, privileging, and enrollment functions of the MSSD crucial. Increasingly, MSSDs are being tasked with… [Read More]
In this new article published in Becker’s Hospital Review, Amy Niehaus presents three areas CFOs and Revenue Cycle professionals need to explore. By reading “Reclaiming Revenue: A Found-Money Trifecta in Credentialing, Privileging and Enrollment,” you will see that, yes, there is revenue rattling around in the medical staff services department (MSSD). It’s time to reclaim… [Read More]