Bob Celeste is the Founder of Center for Supply Chain Studies, a neutral nonprofit organization, hosting an online forum for team exploration and collaboration. The organization closely monitors the healthcare industry and shares insights on compliance issues, challenging topics, emerging technologies, and trends with its members.
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.
In a February 2023 conversation with Terry Chang, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, and Director of Legal & Medical Affairs at AdvaMed, I asked him about his support for the trade association’s Health Care Industry Representative (HCIR) Credentialing Working Group, why the issue is important and what are the biggest opportunities for universal credentialing by accredited standards.
In a December 2022 conversation with O.R. Trax CEO and co-Founder, Abram Liverio, C4UHC Executive Director Sharon Gleason Jenkins asked him about his experience with credentialing, developing a company and improving the healthcare ecosystem.
The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), a professional management group of the American Hospital Association, recognized the value of having a subject matter expert on staff who resembles their members and can relate directly to member work environments and challenges. Michael Schiller, Senior Director, Supply Chain at AHRMM, was interviewed by Sharon Gleason Jenkins, C4UHC Executive Director, in this post.
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.
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