The Department of Medical Staff Services at Cincinnati Children's provides medical licensing, credentialing, privileging and enrollment services for all appointees to the Medical Staff and Tri-state Child Health Services Inc. Administrative support for the Cincinnati Pediatric Society is housed in the department.

Services We Provide

Medical Staff Services coordinates the credentialing and privileging of the more than 1,800 healthcare providers at Cincinnati Children’s. We follow credentialing standards mandated by the federal and state government, as well as, by regulatory agencies such as the Joint Commission, National Committee for Quality Assurance and the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission / URAC.

We also provide credentialing activities for Tri State Child Health Services Inc.

Scope of Providers

All medical staff appointees and Advanced Practice Providers practicing within Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are credentialed through the Department of Medical Staff Services. Any published external directories of contracted and/or employed physicians on the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital provider panel must be credentialed. Physician members of Tri State Child Health Services Inc. are also credentialed through the Department of Medical Staff Services.