Posts By: TeamMedGlobal

Express Your True Vibe and Flourish as an MSP!

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Have you ever noticed the vibe that others give off? Some people may unknowingly put out an unfriendly, aloof air while other people can wipe away tension from others’ shoulders or put a smile on their faces simply by walking into the room. We all have our own special gifts to offer others each day. One of the gifts I was given is my ability to observe and really hear what others are saying. Many MSPs are unable to see the image and… Read more »

Verification Practices for the Non-Physician

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Authors: Donna Goestenkors, CPMSM and Mary Jo Sexton-Tosh, MHA – Team Med Global Healthcare Consulting in collaboration with the IntelliSoft sponsored “Doctor FBI Series, “Verification Practices for the Non-Physician Practitioner.” It is common today to pick up a healthcare publication and see an article related to the increase in use of non-physician practitioners in today’s healthcare environment. We are all familiar with the fact the Affordable Care Act brought with it millions of additional covered lives that was greater than the number of… Read more »

Cherish Your Mentors and Become One Yourself

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In order to be successful in any field, we need guidance along the way. We often look up to our parents, teachers, and coaches as role models for who we want to become. Eventually, through schooling and in the workplace, we encounter our mentors – those who are wiser than we are in many ways. They are our guideposts to help us reach our goals and become the very best versions of ourselves. Recently, a very dear mentor and buddy of mine, Dr…. Read more »

Reach Your Greatest Potential as a Positive and Powerful MSP!

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Let’s face it, MSPs – you and I both know that healthcare is ever-changing. With change can come a lot of different things – fear, uncertainty, confusion, excitement, worry, and much more. In these trying times in which we worry about mergers and acquisitions, new laws and procedures, and updated technology and processes, we as MSPs can do one thing – we can either sink or swim. The choice is up to you. That’s right – YOU have the power to choose whether… Read more »

Never Let Your Sparkle Fade, MSPs!

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We have all faced adversity at some point in our lives. Whether you’re staring down obstacles in your personal life or are experiencing roadblocks along your path in your career, we face challenges every single day. It doesn’t matter what kind of adversity is standing in your way at this moment – what matters is how you manage it and the steps you take to get yourself to the other side. We often see times of trouble as negative. No, it isn’t fun… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Life to Reach Your Fullest Potential!

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Can you feel it? Spring is in the air, MSPs! Spring is the time of year in which we can see the world with fresh eyes. The cozy covering of winter has vanished, and we emerge in a fresh landscape that is decorated in vibrant shades of pink, green, violet, and yellow. We can just feel it in our bones – that itch to grow, clean out the clutter in our lives, and flourish like beautiful daffodils. It’s time to emerge from your… Read more »

Non-Physicians: Bringing Them Into the Fold

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Contributors – Donna Goestenkors, CPMSM, and MJ Sexton-Tosh, MSA As early as the 1990s, and well before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), several trends brought about the reshaping of American healthcare, causing a shift in the provision of care from physician to non-physician providers. The number of non-physician providers graduating from training programs more than doubled during 1992-1997, and by 1997, many states had already enacted laws expanding the scope of practice for this group. Additionally, the 90s witnessed rapid… Read more »

Dare to Redefine Yourself, MSPs!

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Make no mistake – change is difficult. When many of us hear the word “change” or precipitate a change in our work schedule, commute, or in our personal lives, we may freeze up or enter a “fight or flight” mode. Several of us try to dig in our heels as much as possible to resist the impending changes, whatever they may be. As tough as this may be, we must all be willing to adapt to change and tackle the obstacles that lay… Read more »

The Non-Physician

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MSPs work diligently to ensure that every practitioner working in his or her healthcare facility has been properly vetted, credentialed, and oriented through the Medical Staff process.  However, there are instances when the medical staff services department isn’t informed about a non-physician working until after they have provided care. This is a major risk to the organization, to the medical staff, and to the patient.  Understanding how this happens and the solutions that can be applied is the purpose of this blog. The… Read more »

MSPs Are All Heart!

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Yes, you read that correctly. As an MSP, you bring a strong sense of care and compassion to your organization. You are helpful, thoughtful, and empathetic in all that you do. Others notice when you walk into the room. Why? Because you exude an aura of radiant kindness and understanding wherever you go. Does this sound like you? It should! MSPs are caring individuals who strive to empower others and nurture the abilities of those around them. They provide a window to the… Read more »

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