Credentialing is a problem -- Here's how to comply

November 2010
Same-Day Surgery;Nov2010 Supplement, p3
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of factors that need to be considered and actions that need to be taken by surgical practices to ensure that they are in compliance with government standards on granting clinical privileges. A discussion of research which was conducted in 2010 and found that in the first half of 2010 nearly half (48%) of ambulatory organizations and 68% of office-based surgical practices accredited by the U.S. Joint Commission were not in compliance is presented.


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