Buried under paperwork as a Physician? Medical Credentialing will help!
Physician burnout is real … and costly. Aside from negative clinical outcomes, it’s costing the U.S. healthcare industry roughly $4.6 billion a year, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. At an organizational level, the annual cost associated with burnout is approximately $7,600 per employed physician each year. One culprit
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The number of reported measles cases in the U.S. have reached their highest level since the disease was domestically eradicated in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prevent Infection CDC estimates that there are more than 1 billion visits to hospitals and physician offices each year. So, what can a
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When you walk down the hospital hallways, have you ever wondered about the people you pass? Do they work at this facility, are they contractors, do they represent a pharmaceutical company? How do you know they are who they say they are? That’s where credentialing comes in. To provide the highest level of care, we
3 Ways to Improve Patient Safety How do you stop patient safety issues before they occur? Is there a proactive way to identify potential problems and avert them early? The answer is an astounding yes. There are several things that healthcare organizations can do from a compliance standpoint to improve patient safety, including: Know Who’s in
Do you credential physicians? Clinical contractors? Vendors? Managing any credentialing program can be time-consuming and labor-intensive. It may require a great deal of investment in resources that are not available at every healthcare facility. However, being non-compliant is a risky business and could potentially cost your organization even more. IntelliCentric’s SEC3URE platform gives you all
The new year is underway, and so is flu season. January witnessed sharp increases in flu cases throughout parts of the country. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. flu activity is elevated nationally with tens of thousands hospitalized so far. It remains important for health care facilities to track vaccination coverage
Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.  CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu):  Take time to get a flu vaccine. CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu
Originally from campussafetymagazine.com Managing visitors at healthcare facilities can be challenging. Administrators are faced with high volumes of visitors, extended hours of entry, and many first-time visitors who don’t know where they are going. Although simply allowing visitors to enter freely may be perceived as the easy course of action, all organizations — including healthcare