10 Career Planning Tips for MSPs

Career planning is an essential skill for any MSP, and is a key driver of execution in TMG’s EMSP Core Competency Model. Understanding our career options, developing a plan, and implementing that plan enable us to find right-fit positions that align with our priorities and values. Here are 10 career planning tips that will help

2023-09-12T16:26:05+00:00|Career Development|

Navigating Office Negotiations: Strategies for Success

Negotiation is an essential skill for any MSP, and is a key driver of personal effectiveness in TMG’s EMSP Core Competency Model. From salary discussions to task allocation, knowing how to negotiate can pave the way for collaborative solutions that benefit all parties involved. The following delves into the art of negotiation, the strategies that

2023-08-28T21:00:46+00:00|Career Development|

Learning & Thriving: Professional Development Support Templates

TMG understands that professional development is key to building skills and implementing best practices, yet we often hear that organizations are reluctant to invest in MSP continuing education. That’s why it’s up to us to make the case that it’s in our department’s best interest to underwrite the cost of meaningful professional development opportunities. Here

2023-02-26T16:39:38+00:00|Career Development|

Reaching Higher: MSP Professionalism

As MSPs, we pride ourselves on our grace under fire, our attention to detail, and our ability to serve a multitude of stakeholders. Given our integral role in the healthcare delivery system, it’s worthwhile to take a step back and reflect upon the “P” in MSP: what it means to be professional within medical staff

2023-01-06T19:45:34+00:00|Career Development|

I Passed My CPMSM® Exam – Now What?

You’ve passed your National Association Medical Staff Services CPCS® or CPMSM® exam. Congratulations! But now what? You have the letters after your name – a designation that reflects your competence, your perseverance, and your commitment to our profession – but what does that mean in concrete terms? What are your next steps? The first step

2022-07-09T21:40:36+00:00|Career Development|

Infographic: 4 Cheerleaders that Pave the Way for Professional Success

Team Med Global knows that a helping hand can fast-track your career and your project goals. TMG's infographic illustrates how four types of cheerleaders – peers, coaches, mentors, and champions – can catapult you to success. Learn who they are, how they can help, when to find them, and how to find them. Remember that

2022-07-09T21:46:51+00:00|Career Development, Infographic|

Peers, Coaches, Mentors, Champions: Paving the Way for Success

Across the arc of your career, chances are good that you’ve relied on a cheerleader, acted as a cheerleader for someone else, or both. We often group all of those who have supported us into the “mentor” bucket, and those whom we support into the “mentee” bucket. But career-related supporting roles are nuanced, and teasing

2022-07-11T15:47:08+00:00|Career Development|

Dive into the Zone! Join The TMG Zone for Professional Development & Support

Whether you’re looking for a quick huddle, a new position, or a way to share your expertise, The TMG Zone is the place to be. Join the TMG Zone on Facebook to connect with MSPs, payer enrollment specialists, practice managers, credentialing specialists, and others who are the gatekeepers of patient safety and revenue. “We designed

2022-07-11T16:13:38+00:00|Career Development|

TMG University Publishes Accreditation Wizard

You asked and Team Med Global delivered! Team Med Global is thrilled to launch the TMG University Accreditation Wizard. The 30 elements contained in the Wizard cover virtually every standard of credentialing as developed by eight different regulatory bodies and accreditation agencies: CMS, TJC, HFAP, DNV GL, CMS Managed Care, NCQA, URAC, and AAAHC. Team

Race to the Top: Why MSP Certification Should Be a Goal

The demands of the healthcare industry require that professionals become lifelong learners. This is part of the reason why MSPs, who are known overachievers in the best sense of the word, are attracted to the field. There is always more to learn and room to grow. Unfortunately, when compared to other fields, there are relatively

2022-07-11T17:24:43+00:00|Career Development|

TMG Book Club: “Bold, Brave, and Brilliant”

Team Med Global has announced the launch of “Bold, Brave, and Brilliant: TMG Leadership Success Book Club.” The brainchild of TMG President Donna Goestenkors, this first-of-its-kind book club is designed to explore and cultivate leadership qualities in MSPs, payer enrollment specialists, practice managers, credentialing specialists, and others in the field. “Over the course of my

2022-07-11T17:27:08+00:00|Career Development|

Navigating the World of Working Remotely

On April 23, 2020, Team Med Global President Donna Goestenkors and symplr teamed up to present “Mapping Your Journey: Productivity & Self-Care While Working Remotely.” What follows is a narrative of the topic, along with a link to the slide deck used during the presentation. The world is topsy-turvy. Our worries – about ourselves, our

2022-07-11T17:31:53+00:00|Career Development|

Donna Goestenkors’ “The Executive Medal Services Professional” Hits Bookstores

Donna Goestenkors’ new book, “The Executive Medical Services Professional: What it Takes to Get to the Top” (ISBN 978-1138314603) has been published by Routledge. Co-authored with Georgia Day, “The Executive Medical Services Professional” was written to provide MSPs with the tools they need to grow their careers. “Due to the regulatory landscape, the emphasis on

2022-07-11T17:36:39+00:00|Career Development|

Team Med Global Unveils Executive MSP Competency Formula and Model

Team Med Global, the leader in Medical Services Professional (MSP) education, staffing, and consulting, has released its Executive MSP Competency Formula and Competency Model. According to Team Med Global President Donna Goestenkors, CPMSM®, EMSP, the new formula and model reflect the skill sets required of MSPs who are at the top of their profession. “Executive

2022-07-11T17:41:23+00:00|Career Development|

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