Medical Staff Services
Medical Staff Services (MSS) at SoutheastHEALTH develops, manages, performs and directly supports governance and credentialing and privileging activities related to our Medical Staff and Limited Health Practitioner Advanced (LHP-A) members.
Our MSS scope of services includes:
- Support of the SoutheastHEALTH organized Medical Staff leadership and committees by providing expert consultation and assisting to ensure its leaders and members adhere to the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and all pertinent policies.
- Responsibility for remaining current and complying with all state, federal, health plan and nonfederal national regulations and requirements.
- Assurance that all Medical Staff and LHP-A members are properly vetted according to the requirements of the Medical Staff Bylaws, The Joint Commission, State of Missouri, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and other regulatory requirements by providing primary-source and accurate verification services.
- Support of the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation and Focused Professional Practice Evaluation programs of the Medical Staff, working cooperatively with Quality Management to ensure that practitioners at our facility are highly qualified and competent.