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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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Top Stories

  • Study: EHR systems satisfaction tied to the ease of use

    A survey of nearly 1,400 clinicians found that their overall satisfaction with their electronic health record (EHR) systems was strongly tied to the ease of use of the system. The survey, conducted by AmericanEHR Partners, found that about 90% of respondents who reported being satisfied or very satisfied with their EHR system also said the system was easy or very easy to use.

  • Heard this week

    “The qualities that make people good physicians are a double-edged sword … It’s those who are most dedicated to their work who are at greatest risk to be most consumed by it.”

    - Tait Shanafelt, MD, discusses the drivers of physician burnout at the 2016 AMA Annual Meeting.
     

  • Editor's note

    Dear readers,

    Welcome to the final edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider. As you may know, starting next week the content you would find here will be featured in Credentialing Resource Center Daily (CRC Daily). You will automatically be rolled over to CRC Daily and receive your first edition on Monday and can then decide if you would like to receive the daily edition or the weekly roundup on Fridays.

    Thanks for reading!

    Son Hoang, editor, Medical Staff Leader Insider

  • Physicians say hospitals aren't doing enough about burnout

    Nearly three-quarters of physicians questioned in a survey by InCrowd said they felt their healthcare facilities weren’t doing enough to prevent burnout. The top causes of burnout cited were time pressures and electronic health records.

  • Reducing ER readmissions

    To reduce emergency department (ED) readmissions, Kaiser Permanente Northwest has connected frequent visitors with “navigators” to direct them with community resources. Patients who visit the ED more than six times in a six-month period often face challenges connected to housing, food insecurity, and lack of transportation rather than medical issues, says Kaiser Permanente.

  • Opinions divided on live-streaming surgeries

    The healthcare community is divided over the use of mobile apps and social media platforms to live-stream surgeries. Several plastic surgeons and dermatologists are using Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube to post videos of surgeries and procedures, which are getting millions of views.

Credentialing Resource Center Blog

Spotlight

  • 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!