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  • CRC changes start arriving April 6

    Monday, April 6 marks the kickoff of the daily CRC ezine. Your Credentialing Resource Center Insider is not only getting a new look, it’s getting a new name, too: Credentialing Resource Center Daily. Starting April 6, we’ll deliver news and resources on a daily basis—so you’ll get more immediate access to the content you’ve come to enjoy every Friday morning. The Credentialing Resource Center Daily roster will include product spotlights, insights, the latest credentialing and privileging news, expert advice, and Q&As at no cost.

  • Arkansas House rejects telemedicine bill

    The Arkansas House of Representatives last week rejected a bill that would allow telemedicine companies to provide telemedicine services in the state using physicians licensed and living in Arkansas. The bill would allow patients to be treated by a physician through various forms of video using providers such as Teladoc, which facilitate the contact between patients and physicians.

  • Take the MSP Salary Survey!

    More than 680 of your colleagues have added their answers to our questions about salary, compensation, workload, and staffing. The survey will be open until April 26, but don’t procrastinate! Click here or enter this URL into the address bar of your browser to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MSPsalary2015. Results will be included in the Credentialing Resource Center Journal and on the CRC website. In return for completing the survey, you’ll be eligible for a drawing to win a copy of The Top 45 Medical Staff Policies and Procedures by Todd Sagin, MD, JD, or the on-demand webcast Verify and Comply, presented by Carol Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS.

  • Ensuring quality care at retail clinics

    The number of retail clinics has exploded over the past decade, popping up in places such as supermarkets, retail pharmacies, and big-box retailers. With this rapid expansion, it is important to take a look at how those who staff these clinics are credentialed and how staff performance is reviewed.

  • Physician employment and peer review

    The trend in recent years has seen hospitals and healthcare systems acquiring practices and employing more physicians. According to a 2014 survey conducted by healthcare staffing company Jackson Healthcare, 20% of primary care physicians were employed by a hospital. This percentage was twice as much from the 2012 survey. Furthermore, 21% of all physicians in all specialties reported being employed by a hospital.

  • Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider, April 2015

    The number of retail clinics has exploded over the past decade, popping up in places such as supermarkets, retail pharmacies, and big-box retailers. With this rapid expansion, it is important to take a look at how those who staff these clinics are credentialed and how staff performance is reviewed.

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  • The Future of the Medical Staff

    In a 90-minute webcast titled The Future of the Medical Staff: Implementing Change in a Challenging Environment, expert Richard A. Sheff, MD, will address specific actions medical staff leaders and MSPs must take to manage unavoidable change in an increasingly challenging environment. Sheff will focus on common problems, such as improving quality healthcare while reducing costs and looking to the future, by discussing the evolution of new medical staff models. This will be followed by a live Q&A.

    Join us for this webcast on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 1 PM ET. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

    • Make the case that their medical staff needs to change to remain relevant
    • Identify opportunities and develop strategies for helping physicians change clinical practice patterns to improve quality and reduce costs
    • Design an approach to strengthening medical staff leaders’ knowledge, skills, and performance in leading the medical staff through change
    • Describe the evolving role of MSPs in the medical staff of the future

    For more information about this webcast or to register, click here.