“The National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS) has taken another step forward in its quest to become a universally accepted path for doctors to maintain their board certification. 

In July, The Joint Commission named the NBPAS a Designated Equivalent Source Agency in its accreditation manuals. Health care institutions can use Designated Equivalent Source Agencies to verify certain provider credentials in place of the original provider of the credential, such as medical, nursing or graduate schools. That makes it easier for hospitals to verify the credentials of doctors who have recertified through NBPAS, and thus grant them admitting privileges.”

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