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Credentialing Resource Center

The Credentialing Resource Center (CRC) is the premier destination for credentialing, privileging, and peer review expertise. Membership provides MSPs, quality professionals, and medical staff leaders with a collection of continuously updated tools, best practice strategies, and compliance tips developed by industry experts.

With three membership tiers, you can customize your access level depending on your education and training needs.

 

Membership Features Basic Platinum Platinum Plus
Timely Industry News, Compliance Strategies, and Expert Analysis: Weekly article releases and monthly roundups provide members with full access to CRC's extensive coverage of urgent industry matters through the flagship publications Credentialing Resource Center Journal (now featuring expanded legal guidance) and Medical Staff Briefing. Receive top-of-mind news, expert tips, sample forms, and near-real time notifications of new members-only content straight to your inbox each day through the Credentialing Resource Center Daily e-newsletter. Plus, peruse a searchable archive of Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider back issues.
CRC Forums: A modern platform for swapping field-tested tips, tools, and lessons learned on a range of hot industry topics.
Nearly 300 Clinical Privilege White Papers: Signature CRC offerings that provide key background information, requirements and guidelines from relevant authorities, insights from active physicians and medical staff leaders, and sample competency parameters to guide the development of clinical privilege criteria for a range of practice areas and procedures.
Core Privileging Forms (Set of 20): A specially curated sampling of customizable, criteria-based forms that reflect industry best practices and expert research for a variety of physician, advanced practice, and allied health specialties and subspecialties.
Tools and Forms Library: Dozens of forms and resources used by in-the-trenches MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality professionals. Plus, special quarterly releases showcase exemplary field-sourced materials that CRC's brand-new Tools and Forms Committee has endorsed and annotated with expert commentary.
Premier Access to MSP Salary Survey Findings and Analysis: Data breakdowns and expert application pointers regarding HCPro's annual MSP Salary Survey, which measures the professional experiences of MSPs spanning the career ladder, compensation spectrum, and care continuum. Plus, complimentary access to the 2016 MSP Salary Survey Special Report, a first-of-its-kind resource featuring three years - worth of comparative data on more than 1,000 MSPs.
Exclusive Deals, including a members-only discount to the annual CRC Symposium. This can't-miss industry event brings together MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality professionals from across the country for two days of unparalleled networking and education.
Career Center: A user-friendly site where you can connect with talented professionals and search for new career opportunities.
Core Privileging Forms (The Complete Collection):Unrestricted access to CRC's more than 100 expert-developed, industry-recognized privileging forms.
Credentialing Encyclopedia: An on-the-go reference packed with easy-to-digest credentialing and privileging terms, definitions, and guidance to keep MSPs and medical staff leaders in the know and at the top of their game.
Credentialing Primary Source Verification Directory:Direct contact information and primary source verification request procedures for more than 5,300 organizations.
Expert-Led Webinars:Access to HCPro's full lineup of for-sale medical staff and credentialing webinars. Available to Platinum Plus members three months after they air, these programs cover salient issues and feature actionable guidance from some of the industry's most celebrated experts.
E-Library:An evolving collection of best-selling e-books that feature how-to guidance on medical staff governance, peer review, credentialing, and privileging.
Expanded Access to CRC's Ever-Growing Tools and Forms Library, including the full gamut of field-sourced materials that have earned the Tools and Forms Committee's stamp of approval for their best-practice content, compliance with key requirements, and broad applicability.

 

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Subscribe to CRC Basic and gain access to:

 

  • Timely industry news and expert analysis on credentialing, privileging, and peer review processes. Efficiency- and compliance-minded tools and guidance help MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality professionals tackle today’s top practitioner vetting challenges and effectively manage their evolving medical staffs. Weekly article releases and monthly roundups provide members with full access to CRC’s extensive coverage of urgent industry matters through the flagship publications Credentialing Resource Center Journal (now featuring expanded legal guidance)and Medical Staff Briefing.Receive top-of-mind news, expert tips, sample forms, and near–real time notifications of new members-only content straight to your inbox each day through the Credentialing Resource Center Daily e-newsletter. Plus, peruse a searchable archive of Credentialing & Peer Review Legal Insider back issues.
  • CRC Forums—A modern platform for swapping field-tested tips, tools, and lessons learned on a range of hot industry topics, including credentialing and privileging; OPPE, FPPE, and peer review; accreditation and regulatory compliance; and medical staff organization and governance. This new and improved version of “Medical Staff Talk”—CRC’s legacy email listserv—features direct, members-only access through the CRC site; a sleek design that speeds navigation and encourages in-depth discussion; eight timely content categories that promote productive exchanges and targeted searches; and customizable options for learning about new posts.
  • Nearly 300 Clinical Privilege White Papers—Signature CRC offerings that provide key background information, requirements and guidelines from relevant authorities, insights from active physicians and medical staff leaders, and sample competency parameters to guide the development of clinical privilege criteria for a range of practice areas and procedures.
  • 20 Core Privileging Forms—Customizable, criteria-based forms that reflect industry best practices and expert research for a variety of physician, advanced practice, and allied health specialties and subspecialties.
  • Tools and Forms Library—Dozens of forms and resources used by in-the-trenches MSPs and medical staff leaders, including bylaws, policies and procedures, checklists, letters, and job descriptions. Plus, special quarterly releases showcase exemplary field-sourced materials that CRC’s brand-new Tools and Forms Committee has endorsed (and annotated with expert commentary) for their best-practice content and clean format, compliance with key requirements, and broad applicability. 
  • Annual MSP Salary Survey findings and analysis—Data breakdowns and expert application pointers regarding HCPro’s annual MSP Salary Survey, which measures the professional experiences of MSPs spanning the career ladder, compensation spectrum, and care continuum. Popularsurvey resources include the 2016 MSP Salary Survey Special Report. Featuring three years’ worth of comparative data on more than 1,000 MSPs, this 57-page resource contains hundreds of graphs, tables, special features, and expert tips that consider compensation, job duties, and career growth from a variety of angles. 
  • Exclusive deals, including a members-only discount to the annual CRC Symposium. This can’t-miss industry event brings together hundreds of MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality professionals from across the country for two days of unparalleled networking and education facilitated by first-class faculty.
  • Career Center—A user-friendly site where you can connect with talented professionals and search for new career opportunities.

 

Gain all the benefits of a Basic membership, plus access to:


  • Over 100 Core Privileging Forms.
  • Credentialing Encyclopedia—An on-the-go reference packed with easy-to-digest credentialing and privileging terms, definitions, and guidance to assist MSPs and medical staff leaders in their daily tasks.
  • Credentialing Primary Source Verification Directory—Direct contact information and primary source verification request procedures for more than 5,300 organizations.

All the benefits of Platinum membership, plus premier access to HCPro’s latest and greatest educational and training resources for the medical staff and credentialing community. Released on a near-monthly basis, these Platinum Plus exclusives include:

 

  • Expert-led webinars—Access to HCPro’s full lineup of for-sale medical staff and credentialing webinars. Available to Platinum Plus members three months after their live broadcast date, these programs cover top-of-mind issues and feature actionable guidance from some of the industry’s most celebrated experts. 
  • E-Library—An evolving collection of best-selling e-books that feature how-to guidance on medical staff governance, peer review, credentialing, and privileging.
  • Expanded access to CRC’s ever-growing Tools and Forms Library.Expanded Access to CRC’s Ever-Growing Tools and Forms Library, including the full gamut of field-sourced materials that have earned the Tools and Forms Committee's stamp of approval for their best-practice content, compliance with key requirements, and broad applicability.

 

Contributors

More than 40 distinguished MSPs, medical staff leaders, medical staff lawyers, and quality professionals contribute their expertise across our five Expert Boards and Committees, guiding the development of timely news and analysis, practical resources, and meaningful membership benefits for the entire CRC community. Learn more.

CRC’s Chief Advisors

Carol S. Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS
Advisory Consultant, The Greeley Company, Inc., Danvers, Massachusetts
President, PRO-CON, Plainfield, Illinois 

Carol Cairns has more than 40 years of experience in the medical staff services profession. She is the president of PRO-CON, and an advisory consultant and frequent presenter with The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, Massachusetts. A recognized expert in the field, Cairns has been a faculty member with the National Association Medical Staff Services since 1990. She presents frequently at state and national seminars on subjects such as basic and advanced credentialing and privileging, core privileging, AHP credentialing, CMS’ Conditions of Participation, and the standards of—and survey preparation for—The Joint Commission, NCQA, HFAP, and DNV GL. For the past 18 years, Cairns has been an advisor to healthcare attorneys, including providing expert witness testimony regarding credentialing and privileging issues. She has conceptualized and written all six versions of Verify and Comply, an industry textbook and favorite since 1999.

Michael R. Callahan, Esq.
Senior Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago

Michael Callahan is a senior partner in the Health Care Practice Group at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP, in Chicago. Callahan assists hospital, health system, and medical staff clients on a variety of healthcare legal issues related to accountable care organizations (ACO), Patient Safety Organizations (PSO), healthcare antitrust issues, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and regulatory compliance, accreditation matters, general corporate transactions, medical staff credentialing, and hospital/medical staff relations. He is a frequent speaker on topics including ACOs, healthcare reform, PSOs, healthcare liability, and peer review matters. He has presented around the country for organizations such as the American Health Lawyers Association, the AMA, the American Hospital Association, the American Bar Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS), the National Association for Healthcare Quality, and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. Callahan recently served as chair of the Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association. He also was appointed as the public member representative on the NAMSS board of directors. He was an adjunct professor in DePaul University's Master of Laws in Health Law Program, where he taught a course on managed care. After law school, he served as a law clerk to Justice Daniel P. Ward of the Illinois Supreme Court.

William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FAAPL
Senior Medical Director, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh Valley Hospital—Pocono, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 

Dr. William Cors is an experienced physician executive whose background includes 15 years of clinical practice, 20 years of executive hospital/health system management experience, and experience as a national healthcare consultant. He currently serves as chief medical officer for Pocono Health System in Pennsylvania. Formerly, he was the vice president of medical staff services for The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, Massachusetts. Dr. Cors is a member of the American Association of Physician Leaders teaching faculty. In addition to working with medical staffs, hospitals, and governing boards across the country, he has authored or co-authored numerous publications; most recently, he wrote The Medical Staff’s Guide to Employed Physicians (HCPro, 2016). Dr. Cors holds an AB degree from the College of the Holy Cross, an MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and a Master of Medical Management from Tulane University. He is a fellow of the American Association of Physician Leaders, and is board-certified in both neurology and medical management.

Todd A. Meyerhoefer, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS
Vice President Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, Union Hospital, Dover, Ohio 

Dr. Todd Meyerhoefer is vice president medical affairs and chief medical officer of Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio. He previously served as senior vice president of physician alignment for Akron (Ohio) General Health System and president of the health system’s Partners Physician Group. An experienced physician executive, Dr. Meyerhoefer has held various medical staff leadership positions, including trauma committee chair and bylaws committee chair, and has been a member of peer review, credentials, and utilization review committees. Meyerhoefer previously served on the Ohio Committee on Trauma and the Stark County Medical Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a lifetime member of the American College of Physician Executives. Dr. Meyerhoefer received his Doctor of Medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University and his Master of Business Administration from Ashland University. He is the author of Criteria-Based Core Privileging: A Guide to Implementation and Maintenance (HCPro, 2016).

Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS
Advisory Consultant, Chief Credentialing Officer, The Greeley Company, Inc., Danvers, Massachusetts 

Sally Pelletier is an advisory consultant and chief credentialing officer with The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, Massachusetts. She brings nearly 25 years of credentialing and privileging experience to her work with medical staff leaders and MSPs across the nation. Pelletier advises clients in the areas of accreditation and regulatory compliance; credentialing redesign, including change management, standardization, and centralization; medical services department operations; privileging redesign; and leadership and development training for MSPs.