Trudy Kraemer, Manager of Medical Staff & Credentials Verification Office (CVO) Services for Health First, has been elected President of the Florida Association Medical Staff Services (FAMSS). She will serve as president of the volunteer organization from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017.

FAMSS is a member-centered organization of more than 300 medical service professionals, who are responsible for credentialing and monitoring ongoing competence of physicians and other practitioners who provide patient care services in hospitals, surgery centers, managed care organizations and other healthcare settings.


Trudy Kraemer

Kraemer has been a member of the FAMSS education committee for more than 15 years and the FAMSS board for over 10 years. She has served on the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) certification committee workshop and attended NAMSS Leadership development seminars. A 20-year medical services professional, she is a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) and is Certified in Medical Staff Management (CPMSM).

Kraemer manages the Medical Staff Services Department at Health First’s Viera Hospital where she oversees and coordinates the functions of a 300+ provider Medical Staff.  Kraemer has helped coordinate the consolidation of the credentialing process at Health First’s four hospitals into a centralized verification office.

Originally posted by Health First