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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.

Medical Staff Headlines

Top Stories

  • Unlicensed physician treated patients for three years

    Police have arrested a Staten Island man on charges that he posed as a clinical psychologist and treated more than 100 patients over the course of three years. Donald R. Lee-Edwards faces several charges, including criminal sale of controlled substances, identity theft, and criminal impersonation. 

  • Stanford program aims to improve work-life balance

    The Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is piloting a “time banking” program for its faculty to help them manage work-life conflicts.

  • Physician payment trends

    A new AMA report examined how non-solo physicians were being paid and found that just over half received compensation by multiple methods. Of those methods, salary and productivity-based payments were the most common with 61% and 53.5% respectively.

  • Heard this week

    "Did it ever occur to some of today’s physicians that many people work awfully hard and complain a lot less than they do about 'burnout' and 'work-life balance'?"

    - Karen Sibert, MD, criticizes programs that help physicians manage their work-life balance in a post on The Health Care Blog.
     

  • Editor's note

    Dear readers,

    There’s still time to sign up for HCPro’s medical staff/credentialing focus group on Thursday, September 17 at 4 p.m. EST. We want to know your opinions about industry needs and what products we should be developing. To participate, email managing editor Mary Stevens at mstevens@hcpro.com.

    Thanks for reading!

    Son Hoang, editor, Medical Staff Leader Insider

  • The wrong way to give feedback

    Providing feedback is essential to improving performance but can do more harm if presented the wrong way, according to a column appearing in the Harvard Business Review.

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!