Walk With a Doc,
9 a.m., meet at BCMS Alliance free bicycle helmet distribution booth
at Mission Conception
a.m. to 4 p.m. begins at South St. Mary's Street and East Cesar E.
SAVE THE DATE
BCMS General Membership Meeting
Suites Northwest, 7750 Briaridge Drive
BCMS New Member Welcome
and Mingle Party
Sunday, March 30, is Doctors' Day nationally
Thank you to all BCMS members!
certified by NCQA
Bexar Credentials Verification
Inc.'s systems and files were reviewed for accuracy and quality
control by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and
received the highest possible score for the reviews with no adverse
findings in any category for which it applied for certification,
said BCMS CEO/Executive Director Steve Fitzer.
"This level of
accomplishment by any organization is unusual and
exceptional," he said. "BCVI is to be commended for this
level of success."
Bexar Credentials Verification
Inc. (BCVI) is the credentials verification subsidiary of
BCVI received certification from
the NCQA for the following credentials verification services:
application and attestation content
BCVI's verification services are
structured to be consistent with NCQA credentialing standards.
BCVI reduces the time,
aggravation and expense of verifying the necessary credentials on
San Antonio physicians for the area hospitals, ambulatory surgical
centers and managed-care organizations that require them.
NCQA President Margaret E. O'Kane
said achieving Credentials Verification Organization (CVO)
certification from NCQA "demonstrates that BCVI has the
systems, process and personnel in place to thoroughly and
accurately verify providers' credentials and help ... clients meet
their accreditation goals."
The NCQA certification is a
voluntary review process that evaluates a credentials verification
organization's management of various aspects of its data collection
and verification operation, and the process it uses to continuously
improve the services it provides.
information, call BCVI at
or visit www.bexarcv.com.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
A special offer from Employer Flexible,
a BCMS Circle of Friends gold sponsor
This information is sent on behalf of a valued BCMS Circle
of Friends sponsor at the gold level, but it is not an endorsement.
Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of
dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its
members. The society continues its pledge to you and only will involve
itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your
Call for Mentors
The Texas Medical Association
Leadership College (TMALC) is seeking physician leaders to serve as
mentors for scholars during their program year.
The TMALC was established in 2010 as
part of TMA's effort to ensure strong and sustainable physician leadership
within organized medicine. The TMALC selects a small group of scholars
annually to participate in the eight-month program. Scholars are active
TMA members under the age of 40 or who are in the first eight years of
Course curriculum consists of more
than 40 hours of classroom instruction in topics such as Team Building,
The Art of Negotiation, Assertion Skills, Conflict Management,
Legislative Advocacy, Media Training, Physician Thought Leaders,
Philanthropy That Works, Parliamentary Procedure, Resolution Writing
and Physician Engagement.
As part of the learning experience,
scholars are matched with established physician leaders to serve as
Goals for mentorship:
future leadership in organized medicine
connect physicians within TMA and broaden networks
foster learning about TMA's priority goals and governance
For additional details or to apply to be a mentor,
download the mentor application.
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