Where would the Lone Ranger be without Tonto? How far could Roy Rogers have gone without Trigger? (Not very far, at least on horseback). Think of the famous outlaw duos. Who was Jesse James without Frank, or Butch Cassidy without the Sundance Kid? You can’t think of one without the other. On the right side of the law, the world would’ve missed out on the talents of Annie Oakley if she hadn’t teamed up with Buffalo Bill. So if you have a hitch in your compliance git-a-long, now may be time to find the right outsourcing partner.
Partnerships with third-party companies are bringing significant benefits and cost savings to healthcare facilities. With the right compliance outsourcing partner, you could improve your process quality as well as save your facility money. Why? A compliance company works from a broad base of knowledge, has systems designed specifically for compliance, and has more hands‐on verification staff.
In recent news1, almost 3,000 patients of a large hospital in Denver, Colorado are being tested for HIV and hepatitis. It was discovered that a surgical technician had been injecting himself with the patients’ drugs and then using the same needles on the patients. The scariest part? A hospital in Arizona had fired the same tech just 17 months prior for drug-related issues! Outdated compliance processes are expensive and time consuming and can let the wrong people work for your facility. By relying on a partner with automated systems, you could save lives, avoid adverse events, and improve your bottom line. A Texas hospital study found automation resulted in a 15 percent reduction in deaths, complications, and costs.2
How do you find the right partner? It’s important to find a company with years of experience in the healthcare industry and one that supports your facility’s overarching goals. IntelliCentrics is a community of professionals, patients, their families, and facilities, working together to achieve a safe and healthcare experience. The IntelliCentrics community shares your mission of stopping the spread of healthcare-acquired infections and improving patient safety. Just like Wyatt Earp could rely on Doc Holliday at the OK Corral, you can depend on IntelliCentrics; you don’t have to face obstacles alone.