License Verification Tool | National Healthcare Disaster Certification
Maintaining regulatory compliance in the healthcare sector is no small feat, as scrutiny around patient and provider verification is continuously increasing. Organizations must keep up-to-date records of state and federal licenses and certifications for all staff members, while also staying ahead of changing requirements in order to avoid costly fines or sanctions. Primary source verification (PSV) is a critical component of any healthcare organization?s compliance program, ensuring that staffing levels meet all licensing requirements.Healthcare is amongst the industries that are most heavily monitored by the federal government and its various agencies. All manner of healthcare providers ? from medical centers to diagnostic laboratories ? as well as those who provide other health services must follow the laws, regulations, and licensing requirements laid out by various agencies, such as The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and OSHA, in order to provide safe, quality care to patients. The stakes are high, and failure to maintain compliance can result in sanctions, financial losses, and other risks to the organization?s reputation and future. Recognizing the need for an efficient and accurate way to track and manage licenses and certifications, employers have developed methods for primary source verification. PSV utilize an automated system to verify occupational licenses and certifications, offering employers comprehensive visibility and control regarding their workforce compliance program. Through PSV systems, employers are able to maintain records for all personnel and build workflows to validate, store, and track licenses and certifications with real-time notifications of frequently changing requirements. With PSV, employers in the healthcare sector have access to key features including: Automated license tracking and primary source verification, allowing employers to stay up-to-date on the latest licensing and certifications, and mitigating the risks of non-compliance; Real-time tracking of employee licenses and credentials in one system of record, improving visibility and team productivity; Pre-built workflows for license application processes that are fully configurable; Accurate, primary source verification, providing a comprehensive view of all staff certifications; With Certemy?s automated primary source verification system, healthcare employers can achieve complete end-to-end operational performance assurance.Accurate and up-to-date primary source verification is essential for healthcare organizations to maintain compliance and mitigate the risk of sanctions or other disciplinary actions. An automated primary source verification system is the most effective and reliable solution to ensure the safety and satisfaction of patients, as well as the ongoing success and reputation of the organization.