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cre·den·tial·ing

(krĭ-den'shal-ing),
A formal review of the qualifications of a health care provider who has applied to participate in a system or plan.
[credential, proof of authenticity, fr. Med. L. credentialis, fr. credo, to believe, + -ing]

credentialing

[kriden′shəling]
examination and review of the credentials of individuals meeting a set of educational or occupational criteria and therefore being licensed in their field. Strict credentialing is required by both hospital and managed care accreditation bodies. The process is conducted periodically because of the responsibility of the organization for any claims of malpractice by its staff. See also certify.
Medspeak The process of reviewing a health professional’s credentials, training, experience, or demonstrated ability, practice history and medical certification or license to determine if clinical privileges to practice in a particular place are to be granted. A much less frequent use of the term applies to closed panels and medical groups and refers to examination of the credentials of a physician or other health care provider to determine whether that provider should be entitled to clinical privileges at a hospital or managed care organization

cre·den·tial·ing

(krĕ-den'shăl-ing)
A formal review of the qualifications of a health care provider who has applied to participate in a health care system or plan.
Synonym(s): credentialling.
[credential, proof of authenticity, fr. Med. L. credentialis, fr. credo, to believe, + -ing]
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