WEBINAR: Understanding the Peer Review and PI Processes

The peer review process is often misunderstood and mistaken for the performance improvement process. While closely intertwined and sometimes overlapping, they are two separate processes.

Webinar Objectives:
list the difference between peer review and performance improvement
discuss protection under the law for the peer review process
identify steps to help protect the confidentiality of PI and peer review activities

Target Audience:
Credentialing professionals, medical services professionals, medical staff leaders, department chiefs, credentials committee members, medical executive committee members, CEOs, VPMAs, CMOs, medical directors, QA/PI Directors

Faculty: Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS

Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS is a speaker, consultant, and writer with over 20 years of experience in credentialing, privileging, and medical staff services. She holds certification by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) in both Medical Staff Management and Provider Credentialing. Ms. Matzka has authored a number of books related to medical staff services including both the fifth and sixth editions of the Compliance Guide to Joint Commission Medical Staff Standards , and The Medical Staff Meeting Companion Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations. For the past eight years, she has been the contributing editor for the credentialing industry’s premier credentialing publication, The Credentials Verification Desk Reference and, recently, its companion website. The Credentialing and Privileging Desktop Reference.

Ms. Matzka is a highly-regarded industry speaker, and in this role has developed and presented numerous programs for professional associations, hospitals, and hospital associations on a wide range of topics including provider credentialing and privileging, medical staff meeting management, peer review, negligent credentialing, provider competency, and accreditation standards.

Attendance Certificate:
Upon attending this course you will receive a 1.5 Hour Attendance Certificate.  
3/30/2017 10:00 AM - 3/30/2017 11:30 AM
United States

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