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Katie Senters

As the National Director of Sales at symplr, Katie Senters leads the business development team. She is passionate about listening to clients and helping them reach their credentialing, compliance, and safety goals. Katie has a unique and comprehensive healthcare SaaS background. Her experience includes implementing solutions and successfully managing client relationships with large, complex organizations such as the federal government, integrated delivery networks, pharmacies, and colleges. Prior to joining symplr, she lead the National Accounts team at the National Healthcareer Association, which is a division of Ascend Learning. Katie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from West Virginia University.

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Visitor Management

Creating a Visitor Policy that Reflects Your Facility’s Access Needs

By: Katie Senters
October 23rd, 2020

Is your health system allowing visitors again after a recent COVID-19 pandemic lockdown?

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Visitor Management | CMS | long-term care

CMS Guidance on Visitors in Long-Term Care Facilities

By: Katie Senters
October 21st, 2020

The danger posed by COVID-19 has required swift and decisive action to protect the population — including the elderly, who are particularly susceptible to the virus and for whom COVID-19 poses a unique threat. Long-term care facilities — including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and rehabilitation facilities — are primarily comprised of elderly residents, and as such are especially vulnerable to COVID-19.

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supply chain | Healthcare Supply Chain

Celebrate Healthcare’s Silent Heroes

By: Katie Senters
October 2nd, 2020

Historically, healthcare supply chain leaders’ have worked behind the scenes, silently ensuring that those on the front line have what they need to do their jobs within the walls of the hospital. In fact, to many supply chain leaders, a noiseless supply chain is a sign of success. If everything is working as planned, those who depend on supply chain don’t have to give a second thought to how they obtained the materials they need for their work. You might even say their superpower is to ensure silence.

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vendor credentialing | Visitor Management | Vendor Credentialing Services | vendor management

Your Guide to Vendor Management Best Practices - symplr

By: Katie Senters
March 2nd, 2020

Did you know that 50% of hospitals indicate that they have faced at least one data breach caused by third-party vendors in the past two years? A recent report from the Ponemon Institute - IBM Security shows that the average cost of a healthcare data breach in the United States is $15 million - the equivalent of $429 per record.

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symplr | Healthcare Supply Chain

Celebrating Healthcare Supply Chain Professionals

By: Katie Senters
October 6th, 2019

Because most of their work is done “behind the scenes,” healthcare supply chain professionals rarely get the recognition they deserve. That’s why symplr® is pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate them during National Health Care Supply Chain Week, October 6 – 12. As a leading healthcare vendor credentialing provider, we have the privilege of working with supply chain professionals every day. Over the years, we’ve seen their roles transform. What began as straight-forward product purchasing has evolved into a multi-faceted management position with responsibilities that affect the health and safety of patients, staff and visitors.

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Compliance | vendor credentialing | Hospital Safety | Vendor Credentialing Services | Hospital Security

The cost of being out of compliance in healthcare facilities | symplr

By: Katie Senters
December 20th, 2018

Let’s start with a quick thought experiment: what would $600 buy for your healthcare facility? 

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