Credentialing & Privileging

Credentialing & Privileging Articles by Topic: Core Privileges

Ask the expert: What should a APP credentialing policy include?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 34, September 2, 2011

    Some organizations address the credentialing and privileging of advanced practice professionals...

Ask the expert: What are the shortcomings of laundry list privileging?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 33, August 19, 2011

    The Joint Commission has indicated that the delineation of clinical privileges need not be so...

Tip of the week: Send only complete applications to department chairs or the credentials committee for review

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 30, July 29, 2011

    Administrative personnel sometimes feel compelled to forward an application to department chairs or...

Ask the expert: What are the responsibilities of originating and distant sites with regards to telemedicine?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 30, July 29, 2011

    The following outlines the relationship between and the responsibilities of the originating and...

Ask the expert: What should the governing board consider when developing or revising a policy covering AHPs?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 28, July 15, 2011

    Developing or revising your AHP practice policy takes a lot of work and research. Create a...

Ask the expert: What do organizations evaluate prior to granting privileges?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 47, December 9, 2010

    Prior to granting privileges, organizations evaluate: Challenges to licensure registration...

Ask the expert: What are the incentives for creating a quality credentialing and privileging system?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 46, December 2, 2010

    The prospect of creating effective, efficient credentialing and privileging systems is intimidating...

Editor’s Pick: Join our next Core Privilege Plus software demo on November 2

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 42, October 28, 2010

    Here’s the agenda of our next Core Privilege Plus software demo on November 2. If you’d...

Briefings on Credentialing, October 2010

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 10, October 1, 2010

    Briefings on Credentialing, October 2010

Tip of the week: Guidelines for determining core versus noncore privileges

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 36, September 16, 2010

    How do you decide if a privilege is a core versus a noncore privilege? The more complex, unique...

Tip of the week: Use categories to delineate privileges in medical areas

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 33, August 19, 2010

    Categorization, sometimes referred to as categories or levels of privileges, identifies major...

Ask the expert: Why is it a myth that clinical privileges are defined, determined, and granted by the clinical department?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 34, August 19, 2010

    The clinical department is involved in the credentialing process, but as MSPs are well aware, the...

Last few days to apply to be a 2011 CRC Symposium speaker

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 31, August 12, 2010

    Still working on your application to speak at the 2011 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium...

The deadline for 2011 CRC Symposium speaker applications is 10 days away!

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 31, August 5, 2010

    Still working on your application to speak at the 2011 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium...

Apply to speak at the 2011 CRC Symposium

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 28, July 15, 2010

    Let your voice be heard. We’re now accepting applications to present at the 2011...

CRC Platinum subscribers exclusive content: Download 20 updated core privilege forms

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 26, July 1, 2010

    The benefits of having a Platinum level subscription to the Credentialing Resource Center include...

Ask the expert: What’s the difference between disaster privileges and emergency privileges?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 26, July 1, 2010

    This is a basic question that’s worth revisiting from time to time, especially when MSPs...

Free Form Friday: Family Medicine privileges from NEW Core Privileges for Physicians book

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 24, June 17, 2010

    The Greeley Company recently updated its core privileging forms for physicians—and it’s...

Featured blog post: Poll question: Has your medical staff ever held a meeting to resolve a privileging dispute?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 23, June 10, 2010

    We want to know if your medical staff ever held a meeting to resolve a privileging dispute. Take...

Featured blog post: Greeley Medical Staff Institute Symposium - have you signed up yet?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 20, May 20, 2010

    Looking for more tips on OPPE, employed physician contracts, and ED coverage? Look no further than...

Featured blog post: CRC Symposium photo slideshow

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 19, May 13, 2010

    Thank you to everyone who helped make our 13th Annual Credentialing Resource Center Symposium a...

Survey results: Most medical staffs use core privileges

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 12, March 25, 2010

    Last week, we asked readers to tell us about their privileging systems. Over 200 readers completed...

Survey: What's your privileging process like?

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

    We’ve got 6 quick questions to ask you if you’ve got a few seconds to take our survey...

Don't forget to enter to win free admission to the CRC Symposium!

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

    Are you feeling lucky? Vegas lucky? Then enter our contest to win free admission to the...

Featured blog post: American Psychiatric Association updates diagnosis manual, should your privileging forms follow?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 6, February 11, 2010

    The American Psychiatric Association released a draft update of its manual used to diagnose and...

Enter to win a free registration to the 2010 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 4, February 4, 2010

    Each month, we will give away one free registration to the upcoming Credentialing Resource Center...

Editor's pick: FPPE and OPPE are privilege-specific

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 42, October 22, 2009

    FPPE and OPPE requirements raise the bar for anyone involved in privileging. The Joint Commission...

Poll question: What new Clinical Privilege White Papers do you need?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 42, October 22, 2009

    Thanks to those of you who took our poll in August! We have papers underway for the two procedures...

Editor’s pick: What’s your credentialing software missing?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 41, October 15, 2009

    If your medical staff office’s existing credentialing software helps you create and generate...

Editor's pick: Credentialing Resource Center Symposium Speaker Application

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

    Calling all medical staff professionals and medical staff leaders: Have you mastered your...

CP+ breakfast demo at NAMSS conference

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 39, October 1, 2009

    We are pleased to extend you a personal invitation for a free demonstration of our exciting...

Editor’s pick: Credentialing Resource Center Symposium Speaker Application

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 39, October 1, 2009

    Calling all medical staff professionals and medical staff leaders: Have you mastered your...

Editor's pick: Credentialing Resource Center Symposium Speaker Application

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 38, September 24, 2009

    Calling all medical staff professionals and medical staff leaders: Have you mastered your...

Focus On: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons choose decreasing hospital and medical staff presence

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 9, September 1, 2009

    The third article in our Focus On series takes a closer look at the evolving role of oral and...

Featured blog post: Clinical Privilege White Papers poll

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 34, August 27, 2009

    We’re updating several of our Clinical Privilege White Papers and want to hear from you which...

Ask the expert: Does DNV approve core privileging?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 31, August 6, 2009

    Yes. Core privileges are specifically mentioned as an appropriate privileging option in the...

CP+ demonstration

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 30, July 30, 2009

    Managing criteria-based privileges is a complex task. Consider a software add-on that will help you...

Editor's pick: What's your credentialing software missing?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 22, June 4, 2009

    If your medical staff office’s existing credentialing software helps you create and generate...

Tip of the week: FPPE is privilege-specific

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 21, May 28, 2009

    Register for a live free Webex demonstration of Core Privilege Plus on Tuesday, June 9 at 1:00 ET...

Featured blog post: CRC Symposium photo slideshow

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 20, May 21, 2009

    Our 12th annual Credentialing Resource Center Symposium may be finished, but the lessons learned...

Editor's Pick: Free core privileges Webex

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 15, April 16, 2009

    Create a mechanism for ensuring that your organization’s criteria-based clinical privileges...

CP+ Webex demonstration 4/21

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 14, April 9, 2009

    Many medical staff services departments are challenged to redesign clinical privileges in all...

Determining which clinical privileges are special, or outside the core

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 13, April 2, 2009

    In this week’s column, Maureen Coler, Executive Editor, walks readers through the process of...

Tip of the week: When converting to core, start with easy to manage specialties

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 11, March 12, 2009

    Some specialties or subspecialties will, by their nature or design, be easier to convert from...

Editor’s pick: What’s your credentialing software missing?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 10, March 5, 2009

    If your medical staff office’s existing credentialing software helps create and generate...

What’s the best way to rollout new privileges?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 9, February 26, 2009

    In this week’s column, Maureen Coler, Executive Editor, identifies three main ways hospitals...

Tip of the week: Debunk core privileging myths to gain practitioner buy-in

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

    If your medical staff services department is working to implement a core privileging system, you...

Ask the expert: What’s the best process for revising draft core privileging criteria?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 4, January 22, 2009

    For each specialty, assemble the information you have gathered, along with the draft core...

Ask the expert: Is there a software system with core privileging forms built in?

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 32, November 11, 2008

    Yes, it’s called Core Privileging Plus. If your facility seeks new or improved credentialing...

Tip of the week: Use a software system with core privileging forms built in to streamline work

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 42, November 6, 2008

    Don’t divide your time between developing privileging forms from scratch and searching for a...

Get ready for NAMSS: Attend the Core Privilege Plus luncheon

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

    Are you planning to attend the NAMSS conference on October 13-15 and need to purchase a new or...

An insider's guide to the Clinical Privilege White Papers

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 10, October 1, 2008

    Editor’s note: Each issue of Briefings on Credentialing (BOC) arrives with two Clinical...

Ask the expert: Is there a software system with core privileging forms built in?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 36, September 25, 2008

    Yes, it’s called Core Privileging Plus. Are you planning to attend the NAMSS conference on...

Editor's Pick: Free Core Privileging Plus demo at NAMSS conference

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

    Planning to attend the NAMSS conference on October 13-15 and need to purchase a new or improved...