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vendor credentialing | vendor management | COVID-19

COVID-19 Trends for Vendor Credentialing and Facility Access Screening

By: symplr
May 4th, 2020

Hospitals and healthcare organizations—still treating large numbers of COVID-19 patients while trying to keep clinicians and staff safe—now grapple with when and how to safely resume vendor access and activities. Simultaneously, vendors await instruction so they are ready when hospitals again need them onsite. After all, vendors provide the essential personnel, pharmaceuticals, equipment, supplies, and training required to safely and effectively treat patients and run operational and administrative functions. 

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Visitor Management | Facility Access

How to Evaluate Visitor Management Systems

By: symplr
April 9th, 2020

How Robust is Your Healthcare Visitor Management System? A great visitor management system ensures the safety of patients, staff, visitors and your organization’s reputation.

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vendor credentialing | vendor management

Managing essential vendors in healthcare: COVID-19 and preparing for crises

By: symplr
March 31st, 2020

On a typical day, managing vendors and visitors coming in and out of your healthcare facility or health system is a big job. The negative ramifications of improper screening and verification ripple through patient safety, quality, compliance, and efficiency. In the midst of disasters or crises like the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are adapting quickly, managing new or different populations entering facilities, many even going as far as instituting a total lockdown. While you can never fully prepare for the unknown, start by ensuring you have readily accessible documentation of essential vendors. What’s considered indispensable will vary by organization and will be defined by the situation at hand. Nevertheless, your “essential” list can serve as a starting point that shaves crucial time during emergencies.

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vendor credentialing | Vendor Credentialing Services

Managing healthcare vendors amid COVID-19

By: symplr
March 13th, 2020

As the healthcare community rallies to understand and respond to COVID-19, patient safety and minimizing risk within your healthcare facility is of the utmost importance. While vendors are an important part of your facility’s day to day operations, it’s important that you, and they, understand the symptoms and risk indicators of COVID-19 to ensure that patient and staff safety is maintained. Here are our best-practice recommendations for ensuring your vendor credentialing program is in alignment with CDC guidelines and facilitating communication with your vendor population.

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telemedicine credentialing | telehealth

Series: Achieving Credentialing Excellence—Telehealth

By: symplr
March 5th, 2020

Missed Part 1? Click to read “Know Your APPs.” 

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Provider Privileging

What's New with Cactus in 2020

By: symplr
February 20th, 2020

Privilege Plus When you tell us what you need to do your jobs better, symplr listens. And we know that when it comes to creating, updating, and delineating clinical privileges for physicians and APPs, there’s no room for error. That’s why Privilege Plus is a must-have tool.    

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