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The Credentialing Office conducts credentialing and privileging for all the clinical sites within Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (LPCH). In addition to maintaining detailed information on hospital-based providers, the Credentialing Office also maintains files on providers who support the outpatient clinic environment and bill through SHC for professional fees.

While both faculty and community physicians may practice at SHC and LPCH, members must hold an academic appointment or be employed through Stanford School of Medicine to hold clinic privileges at either site.

Licensed Independent Providers and Advanced Practice Providers are credentialed in a strict and rigorous manner as outlined in this manual. These policies, procedures and protocols have been developed to support the mission of the Credentialing Office.

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