credentialing

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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]
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]