Palmetto Health's Practitioner Verification Lookup (PVL) is a Primary Source Verification
• The website is only accessible via the Internet and then only with knowledge of the practitioner's last name and birth date.
• The website is maintained in 'real-time' and provides the same information that would be received if the hospital was queried
• The ECHO application that feeds the PVL data is highly secure with only authorized users having access to the
• The ECHO application practitioner data is updated by the Medical Staff office of each Palmetto Health facility. The sites depend on other
Primary Source resources for updating Credentials and Licenses, as well as the NPDB, OIG and EPLS websites for sanction indicators. All information is
contained within the practitioner's records. Each practitioner's record also contains information regarding their individual 'standing' within the Allied Health and/or
Medical Staff membership: Staff Status, Department and Practicing Specialties.