Erin Bass, a partner at Dentons, the largest law firm globally, discusses her role in advising employers across the United States on complying with a myriad of employment laws with C4UHC Executive Director, Sharon Gleason, Ed.D.
Eric Berlin, one of the leading cannabis lawyers in the U.S. with Dentons, the largest law firm in the world, says in his interview with C4UHC Executive Director, Sharon Gleason, Ed.D., hospitals and medical centers need to recognize the disruptive impact that legal cannabis is having on employee and vendor testing.
What We Can Learn From the Open Credentialing Initiative (OCI) and Its Credentialing Efforts in the Pharmaceutical Industry
The Open Credentialing Initiative (OCI) is an incubator project of The Center for Supply Chain Studies working to achieve patient safety and credentialing goals for the entire pharmaceutical industry that will be familiar to C4UHC members.
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.
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.