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The Medical Staff Services Department personnel performs credentialing for all healthcare practitioners practicing within Stanford Health Care and/or Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. This includes:
Advanced Practice Providers
Credentialing and privileging is completed for the following organizations:
Stanford Health Care (SHC)
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Clinics (LPCH)
University Healthcare Alliance (UHA)
Packard Children's Health Alliance (PCHA)
SHC, LPCH, UHA, and PCHA Processing
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH) is a separately licensed hospital which shares in the overall mission and the campus of the Stanford University Medical Center. A majority of the practitioners at LPCH are also on the medical staff at SHC. Stanford Health Care provides some direct patient services to LPCH patients.
Practitioners in the following specialties must have privileges at SHC in order to be granted privileges at LPCH:
All surgical specialties
The Medical Staff Services Department uses an online program to manage credentialing and privileging applications. Learn more about this program.