Posts Tagged: MSP checklist for success

8 Crucial Traits Every Successful Leader Should Possess

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Everyone wants to know the secret to success. We all want to know what we need to do to live a fulfilled and happy life, establish and maintain strong relationships, and be effective at work. Here’s the truth: the secret to success really isn’t a secret. It’s all about possessing a few key traits and upholding simple truths in our lives. If we can better understand these truths and traits, then we will remain on the road to success. Here are 8 traits… 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 »

Want to Be Successful? Surround Yourself With Career Mentors!

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We all want to be successful in our jobs. How many times have we used Google to find strategies and industry secrets to help us become more essential and successful? It’s clear that we aim to seek out outside sources to help us become the best versions of ourselves in the workplace, but what if I told you that achieving abundance is easier and much more rewarding than typing your request into Google? If you want to be successful, MSPs, you need to… Read more »

Medical Staff Services Is an Art!

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The art of Medical Staff Services is helping MSPs be competent and to be the best versions of themselves. Just like painters, it requires exclusive devotion, honing skills, and following one’s passions. While no actual art supplies are necessary (aside from perhaps your favorite ballpoint pen!), we must use our skillset and knowledge to help solve the obstacles before us every day and better the world around us. We each have a light within us, a gift for us to use to help… Read more »

Extraordinary Is an Attitude!

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We as MSPs oftentimes fear that we are not good enough, not capable enough, and that we would serve better silently instead of voicing our ideas. This month, I challenge you to believe that you are more capable, more exceptional, and certainly more extraordinary than you think! MSPs need to let their gifts radiate! There are things that we need to be responsible for so that we can share these fantastic gifts with our team of people. One of those things is to… Read more »

Knowledge Points: Insight From the Trenches, Part 3

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For our final week of “Insight From the Trenches,” we wish to highlight Shirley Whitley, CPMSM, CPCS, a Physician Practice MSP who had worked at Charleston Area Medical Center and has over 40 years of experience. Shirley, who is now retired as of 2012, had been very involved in her career with Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia. One of the biggest pieces of advice that Shirley has provided to all MSPs out there is to get involved. “Be sure to… Read more »

The Future is Brighter Than You Think!

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All day long, we hear about so much negativity on the news, in the newspapers, in magazines splayed out in the grocery store, and in all the other media outlets. Our friends, colleagues, and family seem more stressed than normal, perhaps fretting over the economy, over the job market, or even just about personal stressors and events in their lives. MSPs might feel hopeless at times, too. They know they work hard yet aren’t always recognized for their hard work and contributions. Fear… Read more »

Knowledge Points: Insight From the Trenches, Part 2

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As a result of the MSP Master Class recently held, attendees commented that knowledge and insight can come from nearly anywhere. We wish to share the insight and experience once more in our second segment of Insight From the Trenches! This week, we wish to highlight Linda Pracht, LPN, CHCQM, CPCS, an MSP who works in Managed Care at BCBSKS and has over 30 years of experience. Linda believes that the pursuit of her certification really validated her knowledge. “I found that investing… Read more »