Credentialing and privileging are often thought of as processes that apply only to the initial request for medical staff appointment and privileges. They are part of an ongoing process of confirming licensure, insurance and assessing competence.
Regular assessment of medical staff competence is a critical component to promote the continuous provision of high quality care to patients.
Yes, the reappointment process is changing in alignment with the 2017 reappointment cycle. PHSA Medical Affairs, together with each of the BC Health Authorities, will be using AppCentral, an online application process through the Provincial Practitioner Credentialing & Privileging (PPCP) system.