It really is a smart move for any home healthcare company wanting to keep employee credentials updated using software. 1st Class Care, which is a new startup home healthcare company decided that they wanted to make sure they kept their nurse’s credentials such as licenses, certifications, immunizations, background checks and HR documents updated correctly and [...]

Have you ever lost a key employee who was really organized and replaced her with someone else who wasn’t? Your first reaction is that you then realize how good that first person was at their job and wish you had them back. The second reaction is that you then realize that you are going to [...]

It really boggles the mind the risks a company takes when it comes to outdated employee or vendor credentials. There is no doubt that if one were to audit any organizations in the US one would find a large percentage of outdated and missing required employee and vendor credentials.  As a company that provides credentialing [...]

There is often so much going on in a company that what gets a managers attention is what can make your company money, what costs your company money and what keeps you customers happy but sometimes, there are things that just need to be done right. In certain industries like healthcare, engineering, consulting, and other [...]

Recently announced there is now a major case against a  Hospital and a temporary staffing company due to  a healthcare professional failing to have a Hep B immunization shot  resulting in  numerous patients being  infected with the serious Hep B desease. The  staffing company will probably go out of business and the Hospital will have [...]

A major worldwide food supplier/distributor with 6,000 vendors has selected Credential Agent’s supplier management software (www.credentialagent.com)  to allow the company to better keep critical information and documents updated. In the past, the major food supplier would make its suppliers aware of what is required expecting the suppliers to keep the proper information\credentials updated on their own. Occasionally, [...]

This is why Credential upkeep is so important:   DOVER — One of the victims of the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital has filed a lawsuit against a Nebraska company he believes hired the suspect in the case. In a five-count lawsuit filed on Sunday, the patient and his attorney accused Triage Staffing, Inc., [...]

Excerpts from and interview with Stephen Halasnik, President, Credential Agent by Alyssa Bartels, Public Relations Director   “When we first designed our credentialing management software, we specifically had hospitals in mind as potential customers.  For the first 10 months of our business, we called on, e-mailed and sent postcards to thousands of hospitals with little [...]

As the healthcare industry is continually changing and  becoming more complex, the required credentials for professionals that need to be in compliance are multiplying.  It is  mandatory for healthcare professionals and organizations to consistently keep  all expiring credentials up to date and the current method of doing so continue  to be an old, outdated process. [...]

Cowan Home Care is a team of skilled and caring nurses that provide medically licensed home care to children in New Mexico that are medically fragile. In a recent interview, The Director of Public Relations at Credential Agent, Alyssa Bartels, interviewed Taylor Losee, the Manager of Credentials for Cowan Home Care, about how Credential Agent [...]