ICAHN has established the External Peer Review Network to assist member hospitals with improving the quality of care by monitoring the performance of their medical staff and identifying areas that need performance improvement.
ICAHN members work together to help ensure that the quality of patient care delivered is at the highest level by utilizing their own internal provider peer review process. However, when critical access hospitals need to enhance or strengthen their own internal programs, ICAHN provides the opportunity to use the services of its External Peer Review Network.
ICAHN's External Peer Review Network assists member hospitals with:
The EPRN process is especially useful when a member hospital's internal peer review process has concluded:
Prior to participating in the external peer review process, hospitals must sign the ICAHN External Peer Review Network Agreement and HIPAA Business Associate Contract Addendum. An external peer review will be completed by a member of a panel of provider reviewers.
Panel members are selected based on the following criteria:
For more information, contact Holly Lendy, Support Services Coordinator, at (815) 875-2999.
Support Services Coordinator