Register OVERVIEW: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the issue of the need
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the issue of the need for immediate credentialing and privileging of practitioners to the forefront. This program will address various ways of credentialing in the event of a disaster including emergency, disaster and temporary privileges.
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the differences between emergency, disaster, and temporary privileges; and
• Evaluate the best credentialing mechanism to use in an emergency.
Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS
Kathy Matzka is a speaker, consultant and writer with more than 30 years of experience in credentialing, privileging and medical staff services. She worked for 14 years as a hospital medical staff coordinator before venturing out on her own as a consultant, writer and speaker. She holds certification by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) in both Medical Staff Management and Provider Credentialing.
Credentialing professionals, medical services professionals, medical staff leaders, department chiefs, credentials committee members, medical executive committee members, CEOs, VPMAs, CMOs, medical directors and QA/PI directors
(Thursday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST