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Credentialing & Privileging Articles by Topic: Joint Commission

Featured blog post: Joint Commission releases least complied with standards for first half of 2010

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 34, September 2, 2010

    The Joint Commission has released its list of least complied with standards for the first half of...

Legal pitfalls to avoid when working with telemedicine

  • Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider, Issue 8, August 1, 2010

    Got telemedicine practitioners on the brain? You’re not alone. From their increasing role in...

Editor's pick: Free Webcast: The Final Verdict on MS.01.01.01 - Compliance advice and analysis from The Greeley Company

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 17, April 29, 2010

    The Joint Commission has finalized and communicated the changes to MS.01.01.01. This program will...

Ask the expert: What is a designated equivalent source?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 15, April 15, 2010

    Designated equivalent sources are selected agencies that have been determined to maintain...

MS.01.01.01 set for March 2011 implementation

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 10, March 18, 2010

    Joint Commission standard MS.01.01.01 is scheduled to go into effect March 31, 2011, ending years...

Participate in a Briefings on Credentialing article about Joint Commission surveys

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 10, March 11, 2010

    How do you follow-up with your medical staff after a Joint Commission survey? That’s the...

February contest winner: MS.01.01.01 gap analysis tool

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 8, February 25, 2010

    Congratulations to Linda Ford, CPMSM, CPCS, our February contest winner! Her innovative MS.01.01.01...

Joint Commission standard MS.01.01.01 at field review

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 2, January 22, 2010

    The Joint Commission released a draft of standard MS.01.01.01 (formerly MS.1.20) and its 36 EPs on...

Manage satellite clinics as part of the hospital

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 1, January 1, 2010

    Satellite clinics are a growing trend, and medical staffs must properly credential and privilege...

Joint Commission standard MS.01.01.01 (formerly MS.1.20) is out for field review

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 48, December 17, 2009

    The Joint Commission posted a draft of standard MS.01.01.01 (formerly MS.1.20) on its Web site for...

Joint Commission aligns with CMS: Revised telemedicine standard puts privileging burden on originating site

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 12, December 1, 2009

    There are now parallel telemedicine standards: one set for organizations that use Joint Commission...

To act or not to act on the Joint Commission’s 2010 prepublications standards

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 40, October 1, 2009

    In this week's column, Emily Berry, associate editor, discusses the annual challenge MSPs face...

Featured blog post: NAMSS issues MS.1.20 statement

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 32, August 13, 2009

    The National Association Medical Staff Services issued a letter on August 7 declaring its support...

Ask the expert: What's the latest news about MS.1.20?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 7, February 12, 2009

    The next meeting of the MS.1.20 task force is set to meet in March, according to the January issue...

There's a time and place for expedited credentialing

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 6, February 5, 2009

    In this week’s column, Anne Roberts, CPMSM, CPCS outlines the Joint Commission’s...

Do new Joint Commission standards mean throwing away existing policies? In some cases, merging is best

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 12, December 1, 2008

    When The Joint Commission implemented focused professional practice evaluations (FPPE), the idea of...

Joint Commission FAQ clarifies need for primary source verification

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 34, November 25, 2008

    In a new “frequently asked questions” (FAQ) about its 2009 healthcare accreditation...

Prepare for your next survey with mock inspections, file reviews

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 33, November 18, 2008

    Massachusetts General Hospital is getting ready for its next Joint Commission survey after the...

Ready your office’s 2009 credentialing and privileging documents

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 11, November 1, 2008

    The Joint Commission’s Web site includes information about the proposed 2009 standards...

CMS conditionally approves The Joint Commission

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 41, October 30, 2008

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conditionally approved The Joint...

Ask the expert: Will The Joint Commission take a closer look at credentials files in the future?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 40, October 23, 2008

    I asked Paul M. Schyve, MD., Senior Vice President for Joint Commission a question at the NAMSS...

Joint Commission offers customized news updates

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 39, October 16, 2008

    How do you like to learn about the updates on The Joint Commission’s Web site? The following...

Q&A: What does The Joint Commission say about verifying applicant health status?

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 28, October 14, 2008

    For Joint Commission-accredited organizations, standards require the organization to not only...

MS.4.00 makes Joint Commission's list of least complied with standards

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 38, October 9, 2008

    Only one medical staff standard made it onto The Joint Commission’s Standards and NPSGs with...

Focused Professional Practice Evaluations - Update

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 38, October 9, 2008

    Anne Roberts, CPMSM, CPCS, is the director of medical affairs at Children’s Medical Center of...

Q&A: Do CMS and Joint Commission standards ever vary?

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 27, October 7, 2008

    Yes. One example of a topic where Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaide Services...

Ask the expert: Who is responsible for reporting and evaluating incidents involving an LIP?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 35, September 18, 2008

    As specified in its bylaws (according to Joint Commission standard MS.4.45 and MS.4.80), the...