OVERVIEW: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the issue of the need for immediate credentialing and privileging of practitioners to
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.
MEET YOUR FACULTY:
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.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:
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