It currently takes days or weeks for a hospital’s credentialing office to perform the necessary background checks to allow medical professionals to begin work outside of their jurisdiction. For situations like what we’re facing today with COVID-19, that is time we cannot afford to lose.
With the dated, manual process currently in place, there will be several days where that medical professional is unable to drive an ambulance, treat patients, or perform a life-saving operation. The mobility of healthcare workers—especially in cases such as this—should not prevent an efficient response. With how much the internet has evolved, the multi-day timeframe is unconscionable.
Merit Can Fix This
Licensing and certifying organizations that issue merits contribute to the solution. By participating in a secure, digital licensing platform such as Merit ReadyNow, organizations will empower their constituents to easily access and quickly prove their qualifications without manual look-ups or follow-up verification calls and emails. With Merit ReadyNow, the verification timeline decreases to four to five seconds, in person or remotely.
Why can you trust Merit to do the job? We pride ourselves on creating a platform of truth and trust—no lies, no fraud, no forgeries. We ensure this by only allowing authorized organizations to issue merits once they’ve passed a verification process. If you’re looking at a merit, you can be certain that it actually came from that organization directly to the individual. Merits can only come from verified issuing organizations, and no member is allowed to create or add to their accounts.
So, if you believe days or weeks is too long for countless years of medical training and experience to be sidelined, help us do something about it. We are fully prepared to assist any organization, big and small, that wants to solve this problem using Merit. Be part of the solution!
For more information on how to issue merits, verify merits, or contribute to changing the verification process from days to seconds, email us at ReadyNow@Merits.com.