The shortest way to running a successful office is to hire competent providers. The best way to hire the best providers is by getting physician credentialing done. Before we dive deeper into this process’ dynamics, it is essential to know that the physician credentialing process is as expensive as it is inefficient. It is expensive because this is an ongoing process, and failure to comply will negatively impact your bottom line. It is inefficient because it has been done the same way for decades. Improving this process could improve the American healthcare industry in more ways than one. Let’s understand this process in detail. What is physician credentialing? Physician credentialing, also called medical credentialing, is about organizing and verifying a doctor’s professional records. This process is one of the most critical and the most tedious processes in the American healthcare system. Healthcare organizations have a legal responsibility to verify the provider’s education, identity, experience, professional sanctions, license verifications, and malpractice history to protect patients from unqualified doctors.

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