Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Introducing New Changes to the NAMSS Blog!

New Subject-Matter Expert

NAMSS would like to introduce Carole La Pine, MSA, CPMSM, CPCS as the new subject-matter expert of the NAMSS Blog. As subject-matter expert, Carole will be working with the NAMSS Executive Office to identify issues of interest to MSPs that will be featured on the NAMSS Blog. Carole will also be available to respond to questions posted in the comment fields, another new feature of the NAMSS Blog.

Carole is the Manager of Physician Services at Trinity Health. She was previously the Director of the Credentialing Department for Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, a 4-hospital system in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Carole has been in the medical services profession for greater than 30 years. She has experience in a university hospital setting, single hospital environment, Independent Physician Association, Physician-Hospital Organization and in a multi-facility health system.

Carole has served in a number of leadership positions in the Michigan Association Medical Staff Services, including President. She has served as a member and Chair of the Certification Commission of NAMSS and as President of NAMSS in 2007.

New Comment Field

You are now able to post comments to any blog item. We hope that you use the comment field as a way to discuss the latest policy issues with NAMSS and with your colleagues nationwide. A link to add comments will appear under each post.We encourage you to post comments, questions, or your personal perspective on issues addressed in the blog.

Please note that all incoming comments will be moderated, so comments that may be disrespectful to others, irrelevant to the issue at hand, or may be misinterpreted as a NAMSS position will not appear on the blog.

New Look

We have also changed the look of the NAMSS Blog to make it easier to read. As always, we welcome any comments, questions, or news tips at

1 comment:

Rita - Supporting Safer Healthcare said...

I like the new look and open commenting! This will make the NAMSS Blog even more useful.