symplr Teaches FPPE Basics in Webcast

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Credentialing Expert Sally Pelletier Discusses FPPE Requirements as Part of a Healthcare Compliance Program.

FPPE processes are necessary to ensure patient safety and the delivery of quality healthcare.

symplr®, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, and partner HCPro, a leader in healthcare compliance education and training, today announced their upcoming webcast, “Understanding Initial FPPE: Back to Basics.” Part of the symplr Education Series focused on Provider Management, the webcast will air on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET. To register, visit

Privileging providers is crucial to ensuring patient safety. Organizations are required to evaluate the competency of providers who are being granted new privileges and do not have documented evidence in a given facility; this is Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE).

In this webcast led by credentialing expert Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, learn the fundamental concepts of complying with initial FPPE requirements and review the lessons learned since its introduction in 2007. This webcast has been approved by NAMSS for 1 continuing education credit.

“FPPE processes are necessary to ensure patient safety and the delivery of quality healthcare. This process, as well as many others, is a crucial part of a compliant credentialing and privileging process,” said Patrick Birmingham, Senior Vice President of symplr. “With more than 20 years of credentialing experience, Sally Pelletier will guide attendees through several relevant FPPE topics including the different types of FPPE, the components of a compliant initial FPPE process, and how to manage an effective FPPE process.”

To view archives of past webcasts in the symplr education webcast series, visit

About Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS
Sally Pelletier is an Advisory Consultant and the Chief Credentialing Officer for The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, MA. She brings more than 20 years of credentialing and privileging experience to her work with medical staff leaders and medical services professionals across the nation.

About HCPro, Inc.
Established in 1986, HCPro, Inc., provides information, products, and services assisting healthcare providers in North America and around the globe with regulatory compliance and best practices for healthcare management. The company delivers its mission-critical content in a wide variety of complementary, integrated platforms. Specializing in training programs as well as live events and consulting services, HCPro is the leader in meeting the specific needs of healthcare managers. Flagship HCPro brands include HealthLeaders Media and The Greeley Company. Additional information can be found at

About symplr
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit or (866) 373-9725.

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