Mercy’s Medical Staff Affairs Director Elected As President-Elect Of State Association
(March 12, 2009 – Rockville Centre, NY) – Jacqueline Lam, CPCS CPMSM, Director of Medical Staff Affairs at Mercy Medical Center has been chosen as the president-elect of the New York State Association of Medical Staff Services.
Ms. Lam, who has been a member of the State Association's board of directors since 2007, will take office on May 1st at the organization's annual conference in Albany.
Ms. Lam, who resides in Valley Stream, has been a medical staff affairs professional since 1995 and joined Mercy Medical Center in 2008. She is responsible for physician credentialing, including compliance with both the bylaws of the hospital's Medical Staff and requirements established by The Joint Commission, the standards-setting and accrediting body for the nation's hospitals.
The holder of dual credentials as both a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist and Certified Professional Medical Services Management, Ms. Lam has served on two key committees of the National Association of Medical Staff Services and was profiled in the group's official publication, Synergy magazine.
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