Infographic: 10 Steps to Managed Care Credentialing


TMG’s new infographic outlines the 10 steps of managed care credentialing, beginning with contract negotiation and moving on to application initiation, Credentialing Committee review, ongoing monitoring and recredentialing. Or, you can download a PDF of the infographic here:

Beyond the PowerPoint: The MSP’s Guide to Polished Presentation Skills


In the healthcare sector, where precision and clarity are paramount, Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) have both influence and responsibility. One critical skill in the MSP toolbox is effective presentation skills. These skills are not just about public speaking; they encompass the ability to communicate complex information clearly, engage with stakeholders, and drive meaningful changes within

Unmasking Self-Doubt: Navigating Imposter Syndrome for MSPs

2024-07-03T00:23:17+00:00|Personal Development|

Imposter syndrome, far from being a fleeting sense of self-doubt, can permeate every facet of our professional lives. It infiltrates our perceptions, influences our decisions, and shapes our very identity. Rooted deep within our psyche, it forms a complex tapestry of emotions and thoughts, obscuring our achievements and impeding our progress. This intricate interplay between

Thriving Behind the Scenes: Stress Management Strategies for MSPs

2024-07-03T00:22:24+00:00|MSP Well-Being|

MSPs form the backbone of healthcare systems, organizations and departments, ensuring that the gears of administrative medical services delivery turn without a hitch. However, the behind-the-scenes nature of our work, coupled with the high stakes and rigorous precision it demands, can be a breeding ground for stress. As such, stress management isn't just beneficial—it's imperative.

Infographic: Succession Planning in Medical Staff Services

2024-03-21T21:07:25+00:00|Medical Staff Services Department|

TMG’s new infographic traces the 9 steps to take to ensure succession planning in Medical Staff Services. When you invest in succession planning, you empower your team for the future. You can download a PDF of the infographic here:

From the Files to the Frontlines: Crafting Communication Excellence


In the structured world of healthcare administration, Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) are at the heart of organizational communication. An MSP’s role demands a level of communication finesse that can navigate the complexities of medical regulations, staff coordination, and administrative tasks with ease and precision. That’s why the art and science of communication is critical in

Seamless Integration: The Role of ESAR-VHP and MSPs in Emergency Healthcare Response


In the wake of emergencies, the U.S. healthcare system’s resilience is put to the test, necessitating not only a robust infrastructure but also a ready pool of qualified professionals to respond to the crisis. The Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP) is a national network of state-based systems, which register, verify,

Infographic: The Evolution of MSPs: Pioneered by Team Med Global


TMG’s new infographic traces the MSP journey from a focused set of competencies to a diverse, technology-driven profession. It highlights the adaptability, resilience, and ever-growing importance of MSPs in the healthcare sector. TMG proudly stands at the forefront of this evolution, not just adapting to changes but actively shaping the future of the MSP profession.

Mastering the Mindset: Elevating MSP Performance through Analytical Thinking

2024-07-03T00:20:16+00:00|Personal Development|

Analytical thinking is a linchpin for MSPs, which is why it is a core competency in TMG’s Executive MSP Core Competency Model. This skill transcends basic problem-solving, embedding itself into the very fabric of MSP responsibilities—from credentialing to compliance, and process optimization to strategic planning. What is Analytical Thinking? Analytical thinking is the ability to

Donna Goestenkors and Dina Solis: Pioneering Provider Enrollment Education

2024-02-08T01:46:25+00:00|Provider Enrollment|

In the summer of 2011, a transformative change began in the Medical Staff Services industry, led by two thought leaders: Donna Goestenkors and Dina Solis. Their vision and dedication have since redefined the landscape of provider enrollment, a critical but often undervalued facet of revenue cycle management in healthcare. The Genesis of a Revolution The

The Vital Role of Succession Planning in Medical Staff Services

2024-07-03T00:19:24+00:00|Medical Staff Services Department|

As a Medical Services Professional, you know that the healthcare industry is a dynamic and ever-evolving field. With the constant changes in healthcare regulations, along with technology advancements, the role of Medical Staff Professionals becomes increasingly vital. One aspect that often gets overlooked but is crucial for sustainability and efficiency is succession planning. Why Succession

10 Keys to a Productive 2024 for Medical Services Professionals

2024-07-03T00:18:34+00:00|Personal Development|

The role of Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) is complex and evolving, needing meticulous attention to detail, compliance with ever-changing healthcare regulations, and the ability to manage large volumes of sensitive data efficiently. Here are strategies and insights for a productive 2024. Advanced Credentialing Strategies: If credentialing is a cornerstone of your role, focus on mastering

The Evolution of Medical Services Professionals

2024-01-17T21:23:34+00:00|Team Med Global|

Two decades ago, the MSP profession was primarily focused on four competencies: credentialing, privileging, performance improvement, and compliance. Today, this number has expanded exponentially, signifying a drastic enhancement in the role's complexity and importance. MSPs now tackle an array of challenges, from managing intricate provider networks to ensuring adherence to evolving healthcare regulations. The diversification

When MSPs Struggle to Stay Positive


MSPs are at the vanguard of patient safety, but the responsibilities we shoulder can come with significant stress and emotional burden. The quest to stay positive, while essential, is not without its challenges. Why Strive for Positivity? Positivity in the workplace, especially in high-stress environments like healthcare, is more than just feeling good. It's about

MSP Growth: The Importance of Reinventing Yourself

2024-07-03T00:16:42+00:00|Personal Development|

In the fast-evolving world of healthcare, Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) are often at the crossroads of change. Whether it's adapting to new technologies, navigating shifts in healthcare policies, or simply seeking personal growth, the concept of reinvention is increasingly relevant. Reinvention, in this context, doesn't necessarily mean a drastic career shift; it's about evolving within

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