Credentialing and Privileging

We can guide and support practitioners through our credentialing and privileging process.

The Medical Affairs Credentialing Verification Office (CVO) performs credentialing functions for all hospitals associated with Memorial Healthcare System. Memorial’s medical staff, advanced practice providers and allied health practitioners include more than 3,000 providers from employed and community practices, such as:

Medical Staff

  • Physicians
  • Podiatrists
  • Dentists
  • Psychologists

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

  • Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN)
  • Certified nurse-midwives (CNM)
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNA)
  • Physician assistants (PA)

Allied Health Practitioners (AHPs)

  • Anesthesiology assistants (AA)
  • Certified clinical perfusionists (CCP)
  • Certified neuro intraoperative monitorist (CNIM)
  • Registered nurse first assistants (RNFA)
  • Surgical assistants 

Memorial Credentialing Services

Staff at Memorial’s CVO perform primary source verification for all Memorial Healthcare System practitioners. Memorial’s CVO uses an online program to manage credentialing and privileging applications. Each Memorial facility has a dedicated Medical Staff Office (MSO) to further facilitate the review of applicants for membership and privileges.

New Applicants to Memorial: What You Should Know

A Credentialing Verification Office (CVO) coordinator assists all new medical staff, APP and AHP applicants with the credentialing application process.

How to apply: The credentialing application process

Follow these steps to complete the credentialing application process:

  1. Send an application request form to MHSCVO@mhs.net or via fax to 954-965-6468.
  2. Access the Memorial Healthcare System Practitioner Portal using log-in information sent via email after we process your request (usually within two business days).
  3. Complete the online application form and submit all supporting documents in the Practitioner Portal.

What to submit: Credentialing documentation

The following documentation should be provided when submitting your application. Missing or incomplete documentation can delay the credentialing process.

  • Photograph
  • Valid Government Issued Identification
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume covering your work history for the past five years
  • Malpractice insurance certificate, when applicable
  • DD214, when applicable
  • Proof of Current US Status for Foreign Born, when applicable
  • Proof of COVID vaccination or exemption
  • Proof of recent Influenza vaccination or exemption (required during annual flu season only)
  • APRNs Only – APRN Protocol

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