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CRC Recognizes Ann Bottom

Analysis  |  By Credentialing Resource Center  
   November 30, 2020

Bottom is a credentialing systems specialist at Ephraim McDowell Health in Danville, Kentucky with more than seven years of experience in medical staff services.

A version of this article was first published November 30, 2020, by HCPro's Credentialing Resource Center, a sibling publication to HealthLeaders.

As part of our initiative to highlight the efforts of MSPs everywhere, the Credentialing Resource Center Team is recognizing all-star MSPs in the community by featuring them in Credentialing Resource Center Digest

In our latest feature, we would like to recognize Ann Bottom. Bottom is a credentialing systems specialist at Ephraim McDowell Health in Danville, Kentucky with more than seven years of experience in medical staff services.


"Ann is the epitome of a credentialing specialist. She works diligently on all tasks and never leaves a stone untouched. She is a team player and will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure nothing falls through the cracks as regards credentialing," says Arnetta Meyers, lead credentialing systems specialist at Ephraim and the colleague who nominated Bottom. "Her work product is impeccable, and her work ethic is stellar. She manages the reappointments and expirables with ease, despite the volume and stress. Working with her is ideal, and we have become great friends in the process.

The CRC team reached out to Bottom so that we could get to know her better and hear about her work in the field. Below are the highlights of our conversation:

CRC: What aspect of your career are you most passionate about?

Bottom: I am most passionate about compliance with medical staff bylaws, rules, and regulations, which ultimately helps to ensure quality patient care provided by highly qualified providers.

CRC: What piece of advice would you give those entering medical staff services?

Bottom: Build strong professional relationships that you can rely on when you need advice or assistance.

CRC: If you could sum up being an MSP in three words or less, what would they be?

Bottom: Request and verify.

CRC: What movie do you think everyone should see at least once?

BottomIt’s a Wonderful Life.

The CRC team thanks Bottom for her countless contributions to the medical staff services profession!

Is there a member of your team that you're especially grateful for this year? We want to know! Email CRC editor Karla Accorto at with their name, organization, email address, and a few sentences about what makes them such a great MSP and team member. Your nominated MSP could be featured in an upcoming issue of our Credentialing Resource Center Digest!

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