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HCPro, Inc., and its sister company, The Greeley Company, offer real-world solutions to meet the challenges of the evolving medical staff by offering expert advice to comply with regulations, ensure physician competence, and achieve high-quality care.

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  • Editor’s Note

    Dear readers,


    It's your last chance to win a 3-month subscription/upgrade to Credentialing Resource Center.


    It's also your last chance to participate in the credentialing and medical staff product survey. Please take a few minutes to fill out our brief survey so we can determine your medical staff’s biggest struggles and the best way to deliver the answers to your questions. The link below will take you to the survey; simply click on the link to answer the survey questions online.

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WTKC37F 

    If you don't want to take the survey, please email your product ideas directly to shoang@hcpro.com.

    Thanks for reading!

    Son Hoang, editor, Medical Staff Leader Insider
     

  • Helping future colleagues deal with burnout

    Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, presents a new strategy to deal with physician burnout in an article for MD Magazine. According to Meyers, the country is experiencing a crisis when it comes to medical resident burnout, and physician leaders should not wait until a lawsuit against their hospital to address the issue. His method involves four steps:

    1. Prevention
    2. Innovative ways to detect and treat burnout
    3. Surveillance
    4. Stewardship


    Source: HCP Live

  • Washington passes legislation to address physician shortage

    Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed legislation that seeks to increase the number of family medicine physicians in rural areas of the state.
     

  • Alabama enacts Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

    This week Alabama enacted the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, becoming the seventh state required for the compact to go into effect. This triggers the formation of a commission that will administer the streamlined process for physicians interested in practicing in multiple states to obtain medical licensure.

  • Average inpatient day costs by state

    Connecticut had the highest average cost per inpatient day at state or local government hospitals, according to 2013 statistics compiled by the Kaiser State Health Facts.

  • Heard this week

    “I thought I was gonna help everybody and spend time with everybody and it’s impossible to do.”

    - Jeff Gold, MD, discusses his decision to practice under a direct primary care model with WBUR’s CommonHealth.

Credentialing Resource Center Blog

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  • Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

     The 2015 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium will deliver comprehensive credentialing, privileging, and competency education in an innovative, engaging learning environment:

    • We’ve partnered with the industry’s top educators to create an education experience that encourages discussion and collaborative problem-solving amongst speakers and attendees
    • Forget about canned presentations. We’ve created an agenda that ensures each presentation builds on the one before. Medical staff professionals and physician leaders will walk away with a complete understanding of the credentialing, privileging, and competence assessment process.
    • Medical staff services professionals and physician leaders will work together to apply the best practices shared by the speakers to their own organizations to make tangible improvements

    The CRC Symposium is the result of more than 20 years of best-in-class medical staff education and training!

    The 2015 CRC Symposium delivers two days of engaging education and training taught by leading credentialing and medical staff experts. MSPs and physician leaders will focus on building and fostering collaboration for more effective medical staff. In-depth sessions and inspiring keynotes will address a spectrum of topics from credentialing and peer review in the outpatient world and handling disruptive physician behavior, to your role in the emerging medical staff model, the place for APRNs and PAs on the care team, and so much more.

    Click here for more information or to register!