LocumTenens.com CVO Recertified by National Committee for Quality Assurance


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

LocumTenens.com CVO Recertified by National Committee for Quality Assurance

Alpharetta, Ga., Sept. 5 ,2013-LocumTenens.com, a full-service locum tenens physician staffing agency and leading industry job board, has earned recertification for its credentials verification organization (CVO) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.

Only a small percentage of locum tenens staffing providers have earned NCQA certification, which the CVO first received in 2003, with prior recertification audits occurring in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. To earn the certification, the company underwent a thorough third-party audit of the company's processes by NCQA surveyors.

Being NCQA certified means that each physician or advanced practice practitioner undergoes a thorough review of his/her credentials and qualifications, including primary source verification or core credentials and a review of peer references. This detailed screening helps to ensure that LocumTenens.com clients have the most up-to-date and accurate information possible when choosing a healthcare provider to work at their facility.

"LocumTenens.com is proud of its commitment to helping healthcare facilities find the high-quality physicians they need to help them better serve patients," said R. Shane Jackson, president and chief operating officer of LocumTenens.com. "Our CVO team works hard to ensure that our processes for screening physicians are thorough, and we're glad the NCQA recognizes our team's commitment to quality."

About NCQA
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes physicians in key clinical areas. NCQA's Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care.  NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information through the Web, media and data licensing agreements to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.

About LocumTenens.com
Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is a full-service locum tenens staffing agency. LocumTenens.com operates the largest internet job board for the industry with direct access to thousands of jobs - in all specialties - posted directly by facilities and agencies nationwide. LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. To learn more, visit www.locumtenens.com.

LocumTenens.com's agency recruiters specialize in emergency medicine, primary care, ob/gyn, anesthesia, neurology, psychiatry, radiology, urology, gastroenterology and most surgical subspecialties. We place physicians, CRNAs, NPs and PAs in hospitals, medical groups and community health centers across the United States.


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