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It really boggles the mind the risks a company takes when it comes to outdated employee or vendor credentials. There is no doubt that if one were to audit any organizations in the US one would find a large percentage of outdated and missing required employee and vendor credentials.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

“There has been no revolutionary change in keeping credentials updated and something had to be done,” said Stephen Halasnik, President of HEALTHCAREseeker.com and Credentialagent.com. Between the numerous hours people are filing documents, the tedious process of up keeping manual spreadsheets to check for expiring credentials and the stress related to preparing for audits, Halasnik saw [...]

Chesapeake Home Health Care based on Maryland has selected Credential Agent’s software to help manage its staff’s credentials such as licenses, certifications, human Resource forms, in-service training, company policies, health records, financial documents, tests, and other important credentials. In selecting Credential Agent, Chesapeake Home Health Care feels that it will allow all of its back office [...]

Miniilaq Hospital (Miniilaq, Alaska) has selected Credential Agent’s software (www.credentialagent.com) to manage its Physician’s credentials. With over 100 Physician’s on staff spread out throughout Alaska, Minilaq quickly identified that using Credential Agent’s software as a service model would allow its Doctors to easily be able to see and update their own credentials such as licenses, [...]