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COVID Prompts New Standards Around PPE and Wellness Screenings for Medical Supplier Representatives Visiting Healthcare Facilities

2022-09-06T07:20:04-04:0009/06/2022|American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI Standards, C4UHC, C4UHC News, Comments OFF, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., COVID-19, Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Providers, Suppliers, Vendor Credentialing, Vendor Credentialing Organizations (VCO)|

COVID-19 impacted every function and protocol of the U.S. medical industry as it struggled in the early days of the pandemic to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) and administer wellness screenings for all visitors. C4UHC and healthcare vendors, providers, regulators, accreditors, trade associations, VCOs, and other stakeholders met to address some of the issues by updating the ANSI/NEMA SC1–American National Standard.

How Can the Healthcare Industry Streamline Vendor Credentialing?

2022-09-01T14:46:37-04:0007/27/2022|Abiomed, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI Standards, C4UHC, C4UHC News, Comments OFF, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., HCIR Credentialing, Patient Care, Suppliers, Vendor Credentialing|

Vendor credentialing requirements at healthcare facilities shouldn’t be so difficult. That’s what Jim Ziegra, HCIR Credentialing Manager at Abiomed, wants healthcare facilities to know about the often cumbersome validation processes that take up valuable time for both hospital staff and medical supplier representatives.

C4UHC Completes Certification Process for Healthcare Supplier Credentialing

2021-08-05T16:11:24-04:0010/04/2019|American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Standard, C4UHC, C4UHC Announcements, C4UHC News, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., National Electrical Manufacturer Association (NEMA)|

In January 2019, the Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing, Inc. (C4UHC) successfully completed the process of certification to develop ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards for healthcare supplier credentialing through NEMA, an ANSI standards-setting body. C4UHC said that the adoption of ANSI standards require suppliers to work with their providers of [...]

Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing (C4UHC) Releases ANSI Standards for Supplier Credentialing

2021-08-05T15:58:01-04:0004/12/2019|American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Standard, C4UHC, C4UHC News, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., National Electrical Manufacturer Association (NEMA)|

In April 2019, members of the Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing (C4UHC), Inc., working with the National Electrical Manufacturer Association (NEMA), formed a Canvas Group of healthcare stakeholders to successfully develop the new ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 standard, with approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This new ANSI standardized credentials for [...]

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