Category: General Credentialing

Credentialing, enrollments and delays. Oh my.

Credentialing, enrollments and delays. Oh my.

This post originally appeared on Pulse. All healthcare organizations—including group practices, ASCs, IPAs, ACOs, patient-centered medical homes and even telehealth companies—are under tremendous pressure to improve operations and maximize efficiency. Two…

The Doctor Can See You Now: An Interview with Dr. Fanning

The Doctor Can See You Now: An Interview with Dr. Fanning

The Doctor Can See You Now is our new blog series in which we will post credentialing experiences and opinions from doctors’ perspectives. After all, the credentialing process affects doctors…

Washington State Hospital Association: An Advocate for Innovation

Washington State Hospital Association: An Advocate for Innovation

Meet one of our newest partners: Washington State Hospital Association. WSHA is a healthcare leader, advocating for its members and helping them meet their goals of enhancing public health, improving…

Attn: Telehealth Startups! Credentialing Differentiates Your Services

Attn: Telehealth Startups! Credentialing Differentiates Your Services

CredSimple recently learned something rather alarming. Some telehealth startup companies are putting off implementing a robust, systematic, NCQA-level credentialing process because they’ve not justified a budget for it. What if…

4 Credentialing Lessons From a Cat

4 Credentialing Lessons From a Cat

Cats always seem to know more than they let on. For today's blog post, we look to our feline friends to see what we can learn about the credentialing process.…

5 Tips Credentialing Departments Should Read Before Going Paperless

5 Tips Credentialing Departments Should Read Before Going Paperless

Once having paper copies filed away in an alphabetized filing cabinet brought a feeling of security to an office. If you needed to check your records, you could physically track…

3 Lessons Credentialing Departments Can Learn from Lean Manufacturing

3 Lessons Credentialing Departments Can Learn from Lean Manufacturing

Survival of the leanest has been a rule of thumb in manufacturing for decades. So it stands to reason that manufacturing has something to teach us in the credentialing department…

Cough. Cough. Who’s there? Telemedicine Makes a case for Medical Credentialing

Cough. Cough. Who’s there? Telemedicine Makes a case for Medical Credentialing

The age of telemedicine has arrived. But, regulations are still catching up with technology. So when you tap on your screen to connect with a doctor you’ve never met, how…

Credentialing & Enrollment: The truth about healthcare’s duplicative processes

Credentialing & Enrollment: The truth about healthcare’s duplicative processes

Penelope Simonds is a healthcare administration leader with over 15 years experience in billing and credentialing. Throughout her career, she’s seen the billing portion of her work increase efficiency by…

3 Steps to Credentialing Success (& How to Avoid Common Mistakes)

3 Steps to Credentialing Success (& How to Avoid Common Mistakes)

In our last post, we outlined what health-tech startups need to know about credentialing and WHY it is uber important to get an effective credentialing process in place, early.  Now let's talk HOW. Provider…