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Introducing Workforce Validate

Workforce Validate is a safe, easy and effective way to monitor workforce compliance. It alerts leaders and employees of expiring and expired licenses by checking literally hundreds of sources. Pre-built reports and dashboards make it easy for leaders to monitor compliance. Workforce Validate can eliminate the time-consuming process of manually checking sites and helps your organization to mitigate risk and feel confident that staff members that are on the floor are safe to be there.

January 13, 2023

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Scheduling & Diversity in Healthcare

Are your workforce scheduling practices in line with your DEI initiatives?

January 13, 2023

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Privileging 101 - Navigating the Regulatory and Legal Aspects of Privileging

Learn to differentiate credentialing and privileging and get an overview of the many accreditation bodies and their privileging standards.

January 10, 2023

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Credentialing for Ambulatory Surgery Centers - What You Need to Know

An excellent approach to clinical privileging is one of the most critical components of your organization’s quality program. But privileging can be challenging at a busy ambulatory surgical center like yours. Here is what you need to know:

January 10, 2023

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The Privileging Puzzle: Requirements for Providers and Organizations

Together, privileging and credentialing ensure patients have access to safe and reliable care. Learn more about the documentation required and how it works together to showcase a provider’s qualifications in detail.

January 10, 2023

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Everything You Need to Know About Delegated Credentialing

As health systems grow larger, more and more of them are adopting Delegated Credentialing. In this post we cover what Delegated Credentialing is, what it requires, and what it takes to form a Delegated Entity Credentialing Committee.

January 10, 2023

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How Enrollment Can Make or Break Your Financial Outcomes

Discover how staffing levels, and claims, including holds and write-offs, are impacted throughout the industry, either by the pandemic, payers, staffing, or others.

January 10, 2023

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8 Best Practices for Successful Case Review

Healthcare organizations juggle a variety of priorities, but the one of most important is patient safety. There are many ways to ensure physicians are performing to the best of their ability, and one of those methods is Peer Review. In this post, we’ll go over both Peer and Case Review, and look into strategies for accurately evaluating provider performance.

January 10, 2023

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Benefits of Ongoing or Periodic Professional Practice Evaluation Throughout a Healthcare Organization

Leverage Periodic Practice Evaluation (PPE) programs to improve individual provider performance and organizational quality.

January 10, 2023

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What is the difference between proctoring and precepting?

An important distinction is knowing what and when to use Proctoring vs. Precepting when monitoring FPPE. This blog post describes the differences and the Joint Commission standards for FPPE.

January 10, 2023

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Top Three Challenges for Today’s Health Plans and How Network by VerityStream Tackles Them

Managing a health insurance plan today is riddled with challenges. Read on to learn about the top three challenges for today’s health plans and how Network can help tackle them.

January 10, 2023

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Privileging 101 - How Organized Privilege Delineation Supports Patient Safety

Privilege delineation is essential in assuring quality care and minimizing the liability exposure of an institution and its staff. Get our pro tips on what’s required and best practices for managing the process.

January 09, 2023

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Leveraging Patient Data to Support the Analysis of Clinical Competency

Storing and updating patient data is key to ensuring patients are receiving the right treatment from fully privileged and credentialed providers. Get a step-by-step approach to leveraging patient information to support the analysis of clinical competency.

January 09, 2023

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Life Amid COVID: Vaccinations

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has prompted health facilities to impose very specific requirements for staff, most of whom are in compliance.

January 09, 2023

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What Today’s Provider Enrollment Experts are Saying About the No Surprises Act

This year’s annual report survey on provider enrollment dives into Financial Outcomes and Implications, Business Services and Operations, and Provider Data Management. In this post we explore how the No Surprises Act is improving processes.

January 09, 2023

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Invest To Retain: Developing Effective Nurse Leaders

There are real and tangible ways to support, develop and retain your nurse leaders. HealthStream has resources that can help you drive higher levels of engagement while developing nurse leaders with both strong clinical and leadership skills.

January 04, 2023

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The Must Haves For Effective Leadership Training For Your Clinical Staff

Early retirements, a pandemic and ongoing nursing shortages have combined to reduce the pipeline of nurse leaders. HealthStream has tools to help you identify potential new leaders, nurture existing leaders and provide education solutions that will help you create and continue to build a strong nursing leadership presence in your organization.

December 19, 2022

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Clinical Placement for the Future of Healthcare – A Conversation with Centura and UW Health

Preparing students for their future clinical placements can feel chaotic and overwhelming, but it is possible to impose some order on the process while reducing risk and improving your organization’s ability to onboard students and easily create accurate reports for your organization and its’ clinical and academic partners. myClinicalExchange can help build competence and compliance while helping to reduce the time and costs associated with the process.

December 19, 2022

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Reducing Risk Amongst Your Perioperative Staff With Annual Competencies

HealthStream and AORN can help ensure that your perioperative staff maintains competency that is in alignment with current guidelines. Your organization can begin preparing for updated 2023 competencies right now, while promoting safety by providing remediation and checklists that put educational resources directly in the hands of your nursing staff.

December 19, 2022

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Secondary Trauma: Fostering Resilience, Decreasing Burnout and Reducing Medical Errors

Secondary traumatic stress can impact caregivers, the organizations for which they work and the patients that they are caring for. HealthStream and CredibleMind have resources that can help your providers assess their STS and access the resources needed.

December 08, 2022