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Tips For Creating F and OPPE Processes for Outpatient Psychiatry and Other Specialties

Focused and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation for outpatient treatment of specialty medicine requires unique clinical indicators. In this blog, Hugh Greeley gives guidance to the steps of conducting Focused and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (F and OPPE) for outpatient specialty areas of practice. Time-Saving Tips for a F and OPPE System Hugh describes time-saving tips…

Why is OPPE Required by The Joint Commission?

In the case where a physician no longer practices at a location where he or she is granted full privileges, OPPE adds an important layer of transparency that protects the organization and patients. In this blog, Hugh Greeley outlines six options to offer a fully privileged provider with sparse activity that could be observed and…

7 Steps to Credentialing Ambulatory Care Providers

Mirror the steps of granting privileges of inpatient care providers to outpatient care providers to assure provider competence, quality care, and organizational compliance. In this blog, Hugh Greeley offers up steps for credentialing, privileging, and enrollment for outpatient facility providers with the same standards as those used to hire and grant privileges to hospital employees….

Higher Price, Better Healthcare?

In this blog, Hugh Greeley puts forth the question of the cost differentials in healthcare services across individual providers and organizations. With the advancement of healthcare services coding assignments, ease of data access and dissemination, the reality of accurate and real-time price transparency correlated with outcomes is gaining ground. Healthcare tourism became popular when Central…

Provider Transparency, Price Transparency, and Medical Outcomes Transparency

Important keys to healthcare reform Over the past few decades, hospitals have become competitive for patients and have spent millions on advertising and marketing. The same goes for healthcare insurance carriers. Much of the messaging is focused on specialty services such as orthopedics or heart care. More recently, in the past five years, emergency departments…

WHAT IS PROCTORING IN HEALTHCARE?

THE ROLE AND VALUE OF PROCTORS Proctoring in healthcare is an objective evaluation of a provider’s clinical competence by someone serving as a proctor who represents and is responsible to the medical staff. This peer-review tool is an important checkpoint prior to granting privileges. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) published proctoring guidelines for…

HOW TO MANAGE FPPE AND OPPE WITH ACCOUNTABILITY

The Joint Commission (TJC) is a not-for-profit, independent standards organization that accredits and certifies health care organizations based on quality in patient safety and process improvement. Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE) and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE) are systematic evaluation processes created in 2008 by TJC to gauge a health care provider’s competence and ongoing…

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN GRANTING PRIVILEGES TO RETIRED PHYSICIANS

Covid-19 Waivers Are Allowing Retired Health Care Providers to Return to the Workforce in Order to Serve More Patients For most of 2020, the rules have changed around health care provider license requirements and continuous monitoring for health care workers. A post-state-of-emergency plan is likely on the minds of the medical staff services team who…

HOSPITAL CLOSURES MAY BRING AN END TO OUTDATED PROVIDER CREDENTIALING PROCESSES

Necessity as the mother of invention will usher in a digital, streamlined process for credentialing health care providers. This blog explores how the trend of hospital closures will ultimately put to bed the old, antiquated, paper processes of credentialing health care providers. Speed, accuracy, interoperability, and portability are the key elements of an effective credentialing…

EMBRACING CHANGE FOR PROGRESS

Inspiring Physicians to Embrace the Change that Defines Success in Health Care is the topic for Hugh’s Credentialing Digest. He itemizes processes that have roots in the past and then outlines optimal remedies to the traditional conventions that no longer have relevance in the way health care is administered today. By Hugh Greeley, author of…