If you are still using “laundry list” privileging as opposed to core privileging, you are likely struggling to perform meaningful OPPE and FPPE. If a laundry list for a typical specialist includes 60-80 privileges, how do you determine current competence for each? In order to prove current competence, you need data. And performance on only… [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]
A hospital “flexes” its staff up and down all the time to meet the clinical needs of the census. Do you make similar staffing adjustments at reappointment time, or when a large volume of newly employed practitioners is onboarded? Interim medical staff professionals (MSPs) — individuals and teams — can help you optimize workloads, reduce… [Read More]
6/14/2018 – Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) have new and greater responsibilities in hospitals and medical practices across the US. Has your organization updated policies, processes, guidelines, and expectations to accommodate APPs in their new clinical and leadership roles? In this webinar, Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, shares some key considerations and tips. Watch Now!
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.
5/3/2018 – This is an essential overview meant to orient hospital and system Boards, MEC members, and physician leaders who want to better understand what bylaws mean and how they should be crafted and managed over time to serve and protect the organization and its providers, staff, and patients. Watch Now!
Co-Author: Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS Are your patients and practitioners protected in the ambulatory environment? Are you vulnerable for non-compliance with regulatory or accreditation requirements? Healthcare is delivered in a variety of locations. The hospital’s four walls are no longer the boundaries for patient care, yet the focus of best practices, quality initiatives, and technology… [Read More]
Can you connect these dots to suboptimal financial performance in your organization? Many hospitals, through merger/acquisition/integration, have a confusing governance structure where accountability and expectations are unclear. There are new and hold-over sets of overlapping bylaws and policies that are overly complex, duplicative, contradictory, or some combination thereof. And then there’s the org chart… This… [Read More]
ATTENTION In-House Counsel and MSPs: Do these negligent credentialing scenarios sound familiar? Adverse Outcome Sheds Light on Checkered Past: A family sits by the bedside waiting for their loved one to wake up in the hospital after undergoing surgery. They need to figure out how to tell the patient that the surgery did not go well…. [Read More]