Microhospital: Scaling down without shirking standards

September 28, 2017

The growth of microhospitals is outpacing the development of environment-specific requirements, according to an editor on the Health Leaders Media website.

Because microhospitals are currently regarded by CMS, accreditors, and many states as acute care hospitals, medical professionals must determine how best to rescale credentialing and privileging processes.

The good news is credentialing providers for practice at the new location will likely have a minimal impact on the existing workload, according to Kathy Matzka, an independent medical staff consultant.

Matzka believes most microhospital operators would implement approaches commonly seen among similarly situated critical access hospitals. 

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