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- MSPs as expert witnesses
This week, CRC Daily is live at the 39th Annual National Association Medical Staff Services Education Conference in Seattle. We will be posting updates and information from sessions. Today, we have coverage from a session on becoming an expert witness in credentialing and privileging cases. Serving as an expert witness is time-consuming and tedious at times, but it’s also a way for MSPs to expand their career horizons. The skills that MSPs use every day—in-depth knowledge of regulations, attention to detail, and the ability to follow sketchy paper trails—can help them achieve this. Read more.
- Take meaningful meeting minutes
Taking minutes at medical staff meetings can be a challenge. Minutes must be recorded accurately and must cover the topics discussed and any conclusions that were reached. They should not be a verbatim account of routine discussions, but when they are required for hearings, appeals, and certain other situations, such as a fair hearing process, a verbatim transcript may be required. Read more.
- Keep peer review information protected
When properly conducted, peer review can be an effective process to improve the quality of care provided by physicians. To be effective, participants must be able to freely discuss issues without fear of negative repercussions. It is important that hospitals ensure that the details of the peer review findings remain confidential and protected. Avoid these common mistakes to keep peer review information protected. Read more.
- Come see HCPro at NAMSS
If you’re attending the NAMSS 39th Educational Conference and Exhibition in Seattle, stop by and say hello to HCPro at booth #114. We will be raffling off prizes and have our products available for purchase. See you there!
- Improving the onboarding experience
Learn the strategies to confidently meet the daily challenges of medical staff leaders and MSPs with a subscription to Medical Staff Briefing. Onboarding can be an arduous process, even when things go smoothly. More and more, organizations are hearing about the provider experience of onboarding--including their frustration when application turnaround times are long, processes are repetitive, and providers have no idea where their application is in the process. Read more.
- Planning an effective department meeting
Traditionally medical staff department meetings start late, participants arrive unprepared, discussion focuses on routine business and reports, controversial topics are raised and then left unresolved, and the meeting is monopolized by a vocal few. Is it really any wonder department chairs struggle to get physicians to attend these meetings? Keep the following guidelines in mind when creating the meeting agenda. Read more.
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