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]
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]
Every organization has struggled at one point or another to fill this key and complex role. It takes time to find a great Chief Medical Officer. So what happens in the meantime? An Interim CMO? Many organizations opt to appoint an internal interim, but it’s often a lose-lose scenario. [HINT: Yes, we have an alternative solution. … [Read More]
The most recent data shows unemployment among salaried employees at hospitals is flat-lining at 1.4 percent and turnover in healthcare (measured in quits and separations not related to layoffs) is tracking 20 percent higher than last year. As a result we are seeing more vacancies in key quality and leadership positions. The challenges with this… [Read More]
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]