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Welcome to the Medical Staff Services

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Welcome to the Medical Staff Services

MISSION

We are committed to ensuring quality patient care through the support of the
medical staff organization and its functions. 

VISION

The Medical Staff Office is the first line of defense with regard to Patient Safety.  This takes place through excellence in the credentialing and recredentialing process which ensures that all practitioners are properly trained, currently competent and able to provide the highest quality health care services.  We will strive to enhance the work done by the medical staff and assist in bringing the practitioners at SMHCS into a cohesive body which promotes high quality and safe patient care

 

The Medical Staff office:

  • provides coordination for the day-to-day activities of the organized medical staff
  • provides support for medical staff activities related to medical staff governance
  • serves as a resource for interpretation of Bylaws, Rules and Regulations
  • provides administrative support for medical staff officer
  • provides appropriate credentialing information to hospitals and institutions when requested
  • initiates reports to governmental agencies when required
  • maintains a database of the medical staff
  • provides a liaison for the medical staff offices and the hospital
  • recognizes ethical issues surrounding medical staff activities
  • coordinates the credentialing and reappointment activities and integrates with QI
  • serves as a liaison for physician administrative interactions

The medical staff office maintains complete and current credentials files for all members of the medical staff and the allied health professional staff.

Location: ground floor of the hospital in the Retter Wing, by the Arlington Street entrance.

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: 941-917-1500

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