symplr and CG Environmental Announce Credentialing, Training Program for Ebola, Infectious Diseases


HOUSTON - MARCH 30, 2015symplrTM, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, and CG Environmental, one of the only companies in the U.S. with hands-on experience of Ebola infection containment, today announced a new credentialing and training program for healthcare organizations who need to equip staff to work in environments contaminated with Ebola and other Class A infectious diseases.

The program provides online training to educate all staff on what they need to know about Ebola and also prepares staff to work safely in personal protective equipment (PPE). The new program also reduces legal and compliance risks for facilities by credentialing staff to ensure that they have received and understand the training and signed facility policies. 

“We are pleased to be able to partner with symplr to bring our real-world experience of Ebola and infection containment to the healthcare community,” said Erick McCallum, Owner of CG Environmental. “The combination of our best practices and the symplr credentialing solution provides an unparalleled program for healthcare facilities to ensure their staff are educated and credentialed to work in an Ebola contaminated environment.” 

“Ebola entered the U.S. and challenged healthcare facilities to prepare their staff to work safely in an Ebola contaminated environment,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr. “It also exposed healthcare organizations to the risk of litigation and significant business interruption. Our program is based on practical experience and has been designed to help both staff and facilities remain safe and reduce risk in all areas.”

About symplr 

Founded in 2000, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. Formed by the merger of Vendor Credentialing Service, Medkinetics and Payor Enrollment Services, the new company has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit or or (866) 373-9725.

About CG Environmental

Founded in 1992, CG Environmental has been providing turn-key hazardous material cleanup and emergency response services to industry and government clients throughout Texas. Using state of the art, proprietary technology, CG Environmental works routinely with first responders and governmental entities to deliver unparalleled service while keeping the carbon footprint as light as possible using environmentally-friendly disposal methods. The mission of the company is to deliver exceptional service and keep people safe no matter what the cost.

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