Posts Tagged: path to success msp

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

What’s Wrong With Marching to the Beat of Your Own Drum? Nothing!

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Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong or didn’t quite fit in? If so, that means you must be doing something right! While society and the workplace may dictate that conformity is of the utmost importance and that you should blend in with your colleagues in order to be the most efficient, I’m here to tell you that idea isn’t so. Individual thinking truly does matter and can be the difference between growth and stagnation! If you have a great idea, don’t… Read more »

Knowledge Points: Insight From the Trenches, Part 1

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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 can learn something through observation or may be struck with inspiration when we least expect it. For the next three months, we wish to share the insight and experience of three different MSPs of various years of experience in the industry! Based upon the education, training, experience, and environmental diversity of the panelists, each one offers career advice concerning challenges in… Read more »