It’s a Wonderful Life, MSPs!

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If you know me at all, you probably know that one of my all-time favorite Christmas movies is the classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Watching this movie always gets me into the Christmas spirit, and it also reminds me of the quiet yet deep impact that we make on the lives of others around us. We as MSPs go through our everyday lives and carry out our tasks, not really considering what our contributions do to our society, community, industry, colleagues, friends, and… Read more »

Career Bliss Can Be Yours!

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Can you believe that 2016 is almost over? It’s hard to believe that there are only 2 more months left in the year. Soon we will begin celebrating the holidays and welcoming 2017! As the year winds down, it’s time for you to look forward into the new year and begin thinking about which goals you want to target in 2017. MSPs should begin seeking opportunities to help them create a pathway to become more fully motivated, satisfied, and ready for new advancement…. Read more »

Let’s Come Together!

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MSPs, if you know me, you probably know that I always look forward to the annual NAMSS Conference! It’s a time for me to network with so many great professionals in the industry, whether they’re old beloved colleagues or new smiling faces. This time of the year always fills me to the brim with gratitude for these amazing colleagues. After all, we MSPs are all in this together, and collaboration is crucial. Our industry greatly values the power of networking, and for good… Read more »

This Is Not a Drill! Outshine the Rest and Propel Your Credentialing Career Forward!

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As you are probably aware, there are significant changes taking place in the healthcare industry, particularly in the practice specialty of credentialing. We are constantly expected to do more with less as consolidations take place and administrators are forced to make difficult decisions. If we don’t take the time to reevaluate our workload and maximize our efficiency by finding new ways to accomplish tasks, administrators will come in and clean house. Now is the time to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to your… Read more »

Make Surviving a Merger or Acquisition a Piece of Cake!

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There’s no doubt about it – things are moving and shaking in the healthcare industry! Last year, we saw healthcare transactions go through the roof and set a $563 billion record, and it doesn’t look like there are any signs of stopping anytime soon. Hospitals are creating more and more partnerships, joint ventures, and affiliates with smaller hospitals, and the healthcare landscape continues to shift and change even more. As all of these ownership changes occur, MSPs are feeling the squeeze. Times are… Read more »

MSPs, We’re All In This Together!

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It isn’t unusual as MSPs to feel as if we are invisible and hitting our daily goals alone. We may frequently get so caught up in our own dilemmas at work that we can’t see the forest for the trees and feel like we’re a team of me, myself, and I. Believe it or not, your colleagues are in the same situation as you are! The question at hand now is what can we do to break out of this feeling of isolation?… Read more »

Want to Rock at Your Job? Here Are 5 Signs That You’re Doing It Right

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If I were to ask you if you are a good worker who is ready to take on more responsibility, what would you tell me? More than likely, you would say “yes.” After all, you just might be the type of MSP who is responsible, gets to work on time, and does all of the work that is expected for the day, every single day. Did you know that many of those who think that they are good workers may also be among… Read more »

If You Can Dream It, You CAN Achieve It Through Perseverance!

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As MSPs, many of us will experience several ups, downs, and challenges in our lives. During times of stress, it can feel as if we are being bombarded from practically every angle, and it can be so easy to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, and paralyzed with indecision and fear. When you encounter these times in your life, you may feel tempted to throw in the towel and give up on your goals and dreams. Resist the urge to give in and persevere! I myself… Read more »

Reach for the Top and Become the Rock Star of Your Own Life!

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This past month, I celebrated my 40th year working in the Medical Staff Services industry. It is an anniversary that I hold very dear. I am proud of my long-term career and working in a field that brings me such joy! My career in Medical Staff Services started out like it has for many of you – by accident. Immediately after college, I applied for “any” position at a local hospital. During my interview, HR said that there was a newly created position… Read more »

Make 2016 Your Magic Year and Become a Super Star MSP!

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Can you believe it? The New Year – 2016 – is finally here! You probably have been making resolutions to better several facets of your life, whether it’s losing a few pounds, eating more healthy foods, reading more, or remembering to step back from the computer and mobile devices so you can kick off the New Year just right. In addition to your personal goals, I would like to encourage you to include just a few professional targets as well. I promise, you… Read more »