Credentialing & Privileging

Tip of the week: Don't forget about privileges when incorporating new procedures

Credentialing Resource Center Insider, March 30, 2012

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Be aware of new technologies and procedures, and be on the lookout for outdated procedures and their effect on a privilege delineation system. Many organizations spend large amounts of money for a newly minted system, plunk it into place, and then do not maintain forms and procedure lists, inevitably leading to an out-of-date system (and yet another daunting project down the line). Instead, maintain and update existing forms to prevent your system from becoming obsolete.

This week’s tip is from Converting to Core Privileging: 10 Essential Steps to a Criteria-Based Program by Vicki Searcy, CPMSM, and Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS.



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