The Importance of Primary Source Verification on Provider Credentials

The medical staff services team at a hospital must properly verify a healthcare provider’s credentials for onboarding and granting privileges, including places like medical schools for the verification of completion of education, state licensing boards to verify license type and status, and NPDB for sanctions. The process can take more than 90 days, but utilizing the services of a Credentials Verification Organization (CVO), either in-house or as a third-party independent service partner, can help manage big data; assure accuracy of records matching; collect, aggregate, and house the data; and deliver the data securely and in a format that works with the credentialing software or platform used by the healthcare organization.


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