privilege

(redirected from privileging)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

privilege

(prĭv′ĭ-lĭj) [L. privilegium, law affecting a single person, prerogative]
1. A right granted to a person in recognition of some special status, e.g., a right to practice one's profession in a health care facility.
2. An immunity from commonly imposed standards or laws.
References in periodicals archive ?
Privileges: Introduction to Privileging, Requirements for the granting of privileges, Staffing plan, Limited privileges, Temporary Privileges, Emergency/disaster privileges, Aging practitioners; Proctoring, Board Certification, Competency, Core privileges, Request for privileges to perform a new' procedure; Privileges signature sheet - form; 'On-call' cross-departmental privileges, Processing Privileges, Privileges Signature Sheet, Signature and Record Sheet for Granting Privileges, Loss of privileges due to inactivity; Privilege requests for new technology, devices or procedures; Volume considerations as a privileging criteria for procedures; Setting or Location for Exercise of Surgical or Invasive Procedure Privileges.
We have long provided custom privileging research to leading healthcare organizations.
Preface - Introduction; Procedure credentialing vs core credentialing; JCAHO bylaws and other credentialing requirements; Standard of care for credentialing and privileging processes; Document handling;