Verge Health, the industry’s leading governance, risk, and compliance company for hospitals and health systems, today announced it has received the Black Book™ award as the top Risk Management Solutions vendor in the healthcare industry for 2017. Verge Health also received recognition for Highest Client Satisfaction for the same category announced at this year’s HIMSS18 show in Las Vegas.
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“We are delighted to receive this Black Book™ award for risk management at a critical time when hospitals must begin to address risk in a holistic manner, making it a proactive priority rather than a reactive response to meeting audit requirements,” said Dr. Mark Crockett, chief executive officer at Verge Health. “For 15 years we have acted as collaborative partners in our clients’ success. We are proud to maintain a 95% customer retention rate, which attests to our relentless pursuit of excellence in terms of the quality and impact of our products and our service to customers.”
Verge Health provides software and services that empower healthcare organizations to proactively protect and defend patients, caregivers, and frontline staff against errors, adverse events, and policy violations to achieve optimal quality and safety. Leveraging a proprietary Governance, Risk, and Compliance model for Healthcare (GRCH) and High-Reliability Maturity Model, Verge Health determines where clients stand in terms of risk maturity and identifies the pathway to help healthcare organizations achieve high reliability and remain there.
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