Partner Michael Callahan will speak on “Top 5 Credentialing Cases: What Everyone Should Know” at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 14. On Friday, May 15 he will speak on “Primary Source Verification and References: Import and Value” at 9:00 a.m. and “Analyzing Credentialing Files: Best Practices” at 11:00 a.m.

Topics of the conference include credentialing, competency determination incompliance with focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) requirements, low- and no-volume practitioners, top five current credentialing cases, managing disruptive behavior, ED call and peer review.

The presentations, from the Greeley Company's 12th Annual Credentialing Resource Center Symposium, address a wide range of topics in credentialing.

Presentation One reviews a hospital's duties and basic steps for credentialing and offers some advice on avoiding legal pitfalls and dealing with evolving standards.

Presentation Two analyzes credentialing files and discusses PSO protections and physician access.

Presentation Three details the lessons to be learned from the most influential current credentialing cases, which cover the areas of economic credentialing, best practices for appointment/reappointment, credentialing liability and Data Bank reporting obligation.