Five Reasons to Obtain the 2019 Medical Staff Credentialing Report

Five Reasons to Obtain the 2019 Medical Staff Credentialing Report

Jul 16, 2019

Author: Vicki Searcy; Vice President, Client Success Services and Consulting; Verity, A HealthStream Company


The 2019 Annual Report on Medical Staff Credentialing is now available for distribution. This is the third annual report conducted, analyzed and distributed by Verity, A HealthStream Company that is made available to the healthcare community. Here are five reasons why you should download a copy and read it:


  1. This is the only comprehensive credentialing survey done annually that is available to the healthcare community.
     
  2. 901 individuals/organizations responded to this year’s survey (that’s up from 683 responses in the 2018 survey).
     
  3. A section related to onboarding was added this year – find out how your onboarding activities compare to other organizations.
     
  4. How long does it take your organization to complete primary source verification? Compare your results with others!

  5. Did you know that 63.6% of organizations verify 10 years or less of an applicant’s hospital affiliations? And that 24.6% verify 5 years or less?  What does your organization do?

Finally – congratulations to the five winners who completed the survey and were randomly picked in a drawing to receive a $100 Visa gift card. If you are one of our winners, you have received notification and will receive your gift card soon.

2019 Annual Report on Medical Staff Credentialing
This report identifies highly important initiatives are process improvement, provider data management, standardizing privileges, implementing online provider applications, and the impact of onboarding.