Ask ECRI: Health Attestation Forms for Providers Being Credentialed
March 15, 2017 | Ambulatory Care Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Organizations often ask ECRI Institute for guidance on how to assess the health and fitness for duty of providers undergoing the credentialing process. Questions frequently arise around not only what the assessment should examine, but also how often it should occur and how it should be documented.
Health fitness can be viewed as the person's ability to perform the tasks or roles associated with the privileges he or she is requesting. The applicant can be asked to make a statement, which is then confirmed by an...