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The MSSD Transformation: 6 Power Thoughts to Thrive During Change

By Wendi Stivers, BS Medical Staff Services Manager – Dignity Health, CA Central Coast Division When reviewing the evolution of the Medical Staff Services Department (MSSD) over the past 30 years, the changes are obvious. Long gone are the days when a practitioner came to the hospital on the word from a colleague or where

Spotlight: Sherri Selesky, CPCS

TMG Medical Staff Services Department Team Sherri Selesky, CPCS, has more than 19 years of experience in credentialing. She’s currently the Credentialing Coordinator for Heritage Valley Health System in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, where she oversees the credentialing and recredentialing process for over 500 providers. She is also Team Coordinator for Accreditation Manager Plus (AMP) for The

2020-08-19T19:29:47+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

It’s Time to Enroll in TMG University!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means that the New Year will be here before we know it. Now is exactly the right time to devise your professional development goals for 2020, and then enroll in TMG University. The enrollment deadline for the 11-week term that begins January 5, 2020 is November 29, 2019.

2020-08-19T19:30:49+00:00|TMG University|

Spotlight: Mary Jo Sexton-Tosh, MSA

TMG University Mary Jo Sexton-Tosh, MSA has been a member of Team Med Global since 2016, and currently serves as Director of Education. She is passionate about overseeing the TMG’s Executive MSP program and promoting medical staff services, payer enrollment, peer review, and quality improvement.  Mary Jo has worked in leadership for over 25 years

2020-08-19T19:31:54+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

Spotlight: Stephanie Russell, BS, CPMSM, CPCS

TMG Speakers’ Team, Hospital Team, CVO Team, Payer Enrollment Institute   With more than 30 years of executive medical staff services experience, Stephanie Russell, BS, CPMSM, CPCS, is the director of medical staff services and credentialing for the southern region of UCHealth in Colorado Springs, Colorado. There, she oversees four facilities with three medical staffs,

2020-08-20T05:23:33+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

NAMSS “Payer Enrollment Table Talk”

The Inside Scoop   When NAMSS conference attendees huddle during Team Med Global’s “Payer Enrollment Table Talk” on October 21, they’ll teach as much as they learn. “We’re hoping that MSPs and payer enrollment specialists come prepared to share their experiences,” said Donna Goestenkors, president of TMG. “Whether someone is brand new to the payer

2020-08-19T19:33:40+00:00|Payer Enrollment|

Spotlight: Yesenia Servin, CPMSM

TMG Payer Enrollment Institute   With more than 20 years of experience in payer enrollment and physician credentialing, Yesenia Servin, CPMSM, is currently the Payer Enrollment Lead at the Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. There, she manages payer enrollment projects, briefs payer enrollment team members on industry trends, and is the liaison for

2020-08-19T19:34:40+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

Finding Your Home on Payer Enrollment Island

By Dina Solis, PESC   When I first started in the Payer Enrollment industry almost 20 years ago, I worked for a large, national healthcare provider organization in the San Francisco Bay Area and was charged with my company’s first-ever, official role of managing federal and state enrollments and private payer contracts for 150 provider

2020-08-19T21:39:35+00:00|Payer Enrollment|

A New Pathway to a Powerful Affiliation Verification

By Joyce Moore, MPA, CPCS, CPMSM   Environmental developments encourage professionals to respond by evaluating existing pathways and reformatting tools to reflect new landscapes. MSPs nationwide are discussing the growing physician employment model and its effect on affiliation verifications. The once-clear information pathway for affiliation letters has migrated to include all of the traditional data

Process Improvement: Rising to the Challenge While Preventing MSP Burnout

By Larry DeHoyos, CPCS, PESC   Our nation’s healthcare market has exploded, and it shows no signs of slowing. Over the past decade, we’ve seen a boom in independent practice associations, health plans, larger mergers, and independent medical groups. And the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts four million new healthcare jobs by 2026. That

2020-08-19T21:43:09+00:00|Credentialing, Payer Enrollment|

Spotlight: Larry DeHoyos, CPCS, PESC

TMG Payer Enrollment Institute and Practice Management Alliance   Larry DeHoyos, CPCS, PESC, is a key member of TMG’s Payer Enrollment Institute and Practice Management Alliance. As Director of Credentialing and Payer Enrollment with U.S. Dermatology Partners in Dallas, Texas, he oversees the organization's health plan enrollment and provider credentialing functions for its 106 sites

2020-08-20T05:20:19+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

TMG Spotlight: Kate Baumgartner, ProVISIONary Staffing Director

We’re excited to welcome Kate Baumgartner to Team Med Global. As Director of TMG’s new service, ProVISIONary Staffing, Kate will recruit MSPs for part-time or full-time, temporary or permanent positions within a variety of healthcare settings. In the process, she’ll help MSP’s identify their strengths, showcase their talents, and increase their marketability within the industry.

2020-08-19T21:45:03+00:00|TMG Team Spotlight|

5 Interviewing Tips and Tricks

By Kate Baumgartner Interviews can be awkward – for both the interviewee and the interviewer. I’ve never been a cookie-cutter recruiter, and as a candidate, you shouldn’t feel as though you need to fit a mold, either. Creative staffing solutions, innovation, growth, and opportunity create “right-fit” matches that satisfy both you and your employer-to-be. In

2020-08-19T21:46:07+00:00|Career Development|

Team Med Global to Present Payer Enrollment and Locum Tenens Sessions at NAMSS Conference

The knowledge experts at Team Med Global are slated to present two forward-thinking sessions at NAMSS’ 43rd Educational Conference & Exhibition, which will be held October 21-23, 2019, in Philadelphia. According to TMG President Donna Goestenkors, CPMSM, “We’re thrilled to be returning to the NAMSS conference with timely, actionable information.” Team Med Global’s first presentation,

Stepping Up: 4 Payer Enrollment Management Fundamentals

By Yesenia Servin, CPMSM Whether you decided to assume the role of payer enrollment manager on your own or you were voluntold to take charge of the payer enrollment team, there are four fundamentals that you should keep top-of-mind. Payers First things first. Where is the accurate payer list and does it include effective dates?

2020-08-19T21:47:50+00:00|Payer Enrollment|
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