Any healthcare organization that employs providers manages their credentials and supports the privileging process. However, few have the vision to see this work as more than a regulatory requirement and use it to support the organization’s strategic vision, improve operational performance, and recognize several ancillary benefits. For information on how to transform your quality assurance processes into an asset for your organization, click here.
An organization’s ability to prepare provider credentials quickly and accurately allows it to establish a reputation for quality among the stakeholders that use credentials information for privileging decisions and other quality assurance tasks. However, expectations are high and the margin for error is small. For more information on how your organization can improve its reputation regarding quality assurance, click here.
The healthcare quality assurance process is designed to ensure the procedures completed by providers align with their competency and qualifications. Risk management is an important component of healthcare organizations. As such, it is important to maximize the effectiveness of your risk management operations. For more information on how exceptional credentialing and privileging operations improve risk management capabilities, click here.
Historically, organizations have managed credentialing and privileging processes as regulatory requirements and administrative activities. However, healthcare organizations are improving their operations by applying customer service techniques that result in improved quality and provider relations. For more information on how exceptional customer service improves the credentialing and privileging process, click here.
Force components and private sector organizations supporting military operations rely on effective quality assurance solutions to meet mission requirements. Top providers have their choice of employers. Recruiting is competitive and healthcare organizations must accentuate their unique employment benefits. Reducing the time providers must engage in the credentialing and privileging process is a strategic component of an organizations recruiting and retention program. Additionally, making it easier for providers and healthcare organizations to work together enhances provider relations and leads to increased provider retention. These providers often share their experiences with their colleagues, creating additional recruiting opportunities. For more information about how to increase recruiting and retention opportunities for your firm, click here.
When contract clinical staffing firms place providers in a military setting, they must successfully complete the appointment process before revenue from the placement can be recognized. Our experience in navigating the complexities of credentialing within the military setting can substantially reduce delays in recruiting and appointment processes. For more information on how to expedite revenue recognition for your clinical staffing firm, click here.
Designing an effective healthcare quality assurance capability is difficult. Leadership within the organization must consider the available options and complete a cost/benefit analysis – with the goal of balancing expenses incurred, capabilities gained, and return on investment. For more information on implementing a best value solution, click here.