SkillSurvey Dramatically Speeds Up Credentialing Process for an Increasing Number of Healthcare Organizations

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Credential 360® Solution Gains Momentum as It Helps Organizations Cut Credentialing Time and Drive Revenue

SkillSurvey, the leading provider of hiring solutions to effectively recruit, hire and manage employees to drive business results, announced today that healthcare organizations are increasingly turning to its Credential 360® solution to speed up their overall credentialing process and get practitioners on board and generating billable revenue much more quickly.

By automating the collection of peer reference feedback and hospital affiliation verifications, Credential 360® customers are seeing completed forms returned in an average of 4-5 days, beating the current industry standard of 4-5 weeks.

In addition, the number of peer references submitted has increased by 465% since the beginning of the year. It only takes about 5 minutes for references to complete the online form.

“Credential 360® has considerably cut our credentialing processing time and is really adding value for our medical staff services teams,” said Melodee J. Thomas, Administrative Credentialing Coordinator, DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization.

“Thanks to Credential 360, we were able to greatly reduce the time it takes to credential an entirely new hospitalist group. It’s a life saver!” said Audrey Lewis, Director, Medical Staff Services, Orange Regional Medical Center.

Credential 360 is a fast and paperless online solution that enables medical staff services teams and peer references to transform their time-consuming, manual process into a simple electronic experience that is accessible anywhere at any time from a mobile device, tablet or computer. Peer references can complete forms and sign-off electronically with all of the information instantly available to the credentialing team for follow-up and tracking. Hospital affiliation verification questionnaires and online privileging forms can be completed using the same easy process.

“We’re helping customers dramatically speed up the credentialing process, which has traditionally caused significant delays in getting new hires on board and driving revenue for the organization. We are already helping hundreds of healthcare organizations improve their reference checking on job candidates, now we are doing that for peer references,” said Ray Bixler, SkillSurvey’s President and CEO. “More and more healthcare organizations are using Credential 360® to address the problem of credentialing backlogs and seeing a direct impact on the bottom line.”

The growth of Credential 360® goes hand in hand with continued growth for SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® reference-checking solution. Pre-Hire 360 is now used by 11 of the top 15 “Best Hospitals” named on U.S. News and World Report’s Honor Roll and 7 of 10 of the publication’s top-rated children’s hospitals.

About SkillSurvey®

SkillSurvey provides cloud-based solutions to help human capital management professionals manage critical points in the talent lifecycle using data and insight to more effectively recruit, hire and manage employees to drive business results. Credential 360® is a unique solution that helps hospitals and healthcare organizations improve revenue and get top-notch practitioners providing patient care more quickly by expediting the professional credential verification process. Pre-Hire 360®, is an award-winning, patented technology that utilizes a unique combination of behavioral science and talent analytics. SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360 reference solution is scientifically proven to provide data that can be used to drive more informed hiring decisions based upon feedback provided by references on a candidate’s past job performance. The company also offers an extension of Pre-Hire 360 in the form of a passive sourcing solution. SkillSurvey’s cloud-based software products are being used by 1,400 companies, institutions and organizations, including more than 800 healthcare organizations. Visit SkillSurvey at, and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

SkillSurvey®, Credential 360® and Pre-Hire 360® are registered trademarks of SkillSurvey Inc. or its affiliates and are registered in the U.S. and other countries.

SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® is a patented solution. For more information see

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