Documenting Provider Competency

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Provided by MHA Center for Education

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
10 - 11:30 a.m.


Register before Friday, May 26, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

MHA members — $225
Nonmembers — $275

The webinar registration fee is for one phone line connection. Additional phone line connections each will be charged a registration fee. Multiple participants on the same connection is encouraged. Get more value by inviting colleagues to join you!

This webinar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals because of a contribution from MHA Management Services Corporation.


CEOs, CMOs, credentialing professionals, medical services professionals, medical staff leaders, department chiefs, credentials committee members, medical executive committee members, medical directors, quality assurance/performance improvement directors

The following program content was provided by the speaker.


One of the biggest challenges medical staff face is evaluating the competency of providers. It is difficult, or sometimes impossible, to acquire useful competency data. The increased focus on quality by accrediting organizations, the government and the public, emphasizes the need for continual monitoring of the quality of services provided, as well as having a strong privileging system.


  • evaluate the benefits and weaknesses of various privileging systems


Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS
Lebanon, Ill.

Kathy Matzka has authored several books related to medical staff services. 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.

Matzka is a highly-regarded industry speaker. She 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.