Vendors often must be put in contact with patients. When this happens, there's a risk that some vendors will not have the proper immunizations and may be exposed to infectious diseases or expose patients to infectious diseases. A system needs to be put in place to make sure that vendors have received the proper immunizations.
The Role of Automated Vendor Credentialing Systems
Automated vendor credentialing systems are not only necessary for patient safety, but also for making sure that vendors meet all of their agreements with a hospital.