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Credentialing is a term that encompasses two separate processes: credentialing and privileging.
Primary source verification of healthcare providers education, training, work experience, licensure, and other related information provided by the applicant.
Granting approval for an individual to perform a specific procedure or scope of practice based on documented competence in the specialty in which privileges are requested.
The Medical Staff application process is divided into four steps. Please following the directions in each step carefully:
- Review the following documents:
Governing document: credentialing policy
Governing document: fair hearing policy
Governing document: investigations and corrective action
Governing document: quality improvement and peer review
Governing document: standards of professional conduct
- Complete the Delineation of Privileges (DOP) form.
- Complete online credentialing application ApplySmart and Regions Hospital specific documents.
- Submit application fee.