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Understanding the Legal Implications of the Hospital Vendor Credentialing Process

2022-06-06T16:44:33-04:0006/01/2022|C4UHC, C4UHC News, Comments OFF, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., COVID Screening, IntelliCentrics, Legal Action, Patient Safety, Vendor Credentialing|

Although vendors rarely come into direct contact with patients, healthcare facilities that lack a rigorous vendor credentialing process—such as one supported by the C4UHC—can be vulnerable to legal action according to a recent blog post from IntelliCentrics.

Standardizing Vendor Credentialing for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers Saves Time and Money

2022-06-06T16:44:54-04:0003/15/2022|AdvaMed, ANSI/NEMA SC 1-2020 American National Standard for Supplier Credentialing in Healthcare, C4UHC, Comments OFF, Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing Inc., Credentialing Standards, Global Standards, Healthcare Efficiency, National Electrical Manufacturer Association (NEMA), National Standards, Patient Safety, Providers, Suppliers|

There should be no debate about the benefits of standardizing vendor credentialing for healthcare providers and suppliers. C4UHC supporter AdvaMed recently shared numbers on what vendor credentialing costs the healthcare industry, and they exceed $800 million.

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