The Joint Commission Aims to Improve Patient Care by Eliminating Redundant Quality Standards — Fierce Healthcare

2022-10-24T11:40:48-04:0010/24/2022|C4UHC, C4UHC News, Comments OFF, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., COVID-19, Redundant Standards, The Joint Commission|

To help reduce healthcare centers’ time and effort necessary to comply with quality standards, The Joint Commission is currently reviewing which standards should be “permanently retired” once the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, reports Fierce Healthcare.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccines Create Need for New, Standardized Credentialing Model to Speed Distribution

2022-01-13T16:05:51-05:0001/13/2022|C4UHC, Carin Alliance, Cerner, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., COVID-19, Credentialing Standards, Epic Healthcare, Global Standards, Healthcare Efficiency, Healthcare IT News, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, National Standards, Patient Care, Patients, Salesforce, Suppliers, Vaccine Credential Initiative|

Similar to the C4UHC's mission and approach, the Vaccine Credential Initiative aims to find a faster, more efficient approach to the coordination and record-keeping required by the national push for COVID vaccines.

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