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Best Practices for Healthcare License Verification and Monitoring

Hospitals and health care systems must be diligent in monitoring the licenses of their practitioners for new information that may prevent a physician from practicing. Continuous healthcare license monitoring can help red flag practitioners who may have a license that is invalid, suspended, or expired, or those that have a restriction placed on their license. Credentials and certifications that should be verified include graduate and undergraduate degrees, state licenses, ABMS certification, employment history, professional affiliations, license expiries, and malpractice certification of insurance, among others. All licenses should be checked against the state Board of Medical Examiners and possibly American Allied Health and other nationwide organizations.


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