Learn more about the HHS National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) including who is required to report, what actions are reported, and who is permitted to view the database.
Understand the credentialing standards from top healthcare accreditation organizations for providers and health plans.
Learn more about Joint Commission compliance requirements, the auditing process for healthcare administrators, and some of the common gaps in ongoing license verification and credential monitoring for providers.
Many healthcare organizations committed to patient safety go beyond the minimum required monitoring and build complete profiles of providers’ history with comprehensive sanctions screening.
In healthcare, “sanction” is a general term applied to a variety of disciplinary and administrative actions. It can be taken against an individual or a medical license.
Healthcare personnel can be sanctioned for a variety of reasons.
Learn the best practices for an effective healthcare license monitoring program. Stay compliant with Joint Commission and accreditation standards, licensure board authorities, and OIG and CMS guidelines.
Why should you separate your pre-hire screening and your ongoing employee monitoring? Learn how to help mitigate risk, and provide a safety net for unknown data at your organization.
What’s the difference between healthcare pre-employment screening and ongoing employee monitoring? This helpful post breaks down how your healthcare organization can ensure compliance from pre-hire on.
In today’s healthcare industry, HR and Compliance are no longer siloed. These two departments often find themselves with increasingly similar responsibilities and are identifying new ways to work together to improve healthcare delivery.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” At least that is what Benjamin Franklin said a century ago. He is right, and that was insightful – even before his face would appear on U.S. currency. Little did he know how many “Benjamins” it would cost a healthcare company in fines for non-compliance with licenses.