Yvonne Warbington, manager of medical staff services at Memorial Health University Medical Center, has been designated as a Fellow by the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS.) This designation is the highest honor of achievement and acknowledgment for a medical services professional, recognizing their outstanding contributions to the profession. She was awarded in late October at the NAMSS 42nd Educational Conference & Exhibition in Long Beach, California.
"To ensure that we have the very best physicians practicing medicine at Memorial, it is imperative that we have effective processes for credentialing and privileging," said Stephen Malone, President of the Medical Staff. "We're fortunate to have a talented professional like Yvonne. Under her leadership, our medical staff office runs with a high level of efficiency and professionalism."
Warbington is one of only 33 NAMSS Fellows in the United States and one of only four in the state of Georgia. She currently serves as President-Elect of the Georgia Association Medical Staff Services. She has been a part of the Memorial Health team since 2000.
Among the requirements to be designated as a Fellow, a medical services professional must be a current member of NAMSS for the last five consecutive years, hold dual certifications as both a Certified Professional Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) and a Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM), and have 15 years of experience as a medical services professional.