Credentialing is a term that encompasses two separate processes: credentialing and privileging.


Primary source verification of healthcare providers' education, training, work experience, licensure, and other related information provided by the applicant.


Granting approval for an individual to perform a specific procedure or scope of practice based on documented competence in the specialty in which privileges are requested.

As part of the credentialing and privileging process, practitioners should review the following documents for Regions Hospital: