New digital tool allows hospitals to complete COVID-19 audit procedures as proposed by CMS and CDC

Charleston, SC ⁠— March 17, 2020 ⁠— Verge Health, which offers the only governance, risk, and compliance platform purpose-built for healthcare (GRCH), announced today that it is  offering, free of charge, access to its Compliance Rounding solution featuring digital tools to help facilities conduct the COVID-19 CMS Infection Prevention Worksheet and CDC Hospital Preparedness Assessment. All hospitals and health systems in the U.S. have free access to the solution starting today.

“Everyone in the healthcare ecosystem has a role to play in containing the coronavirus outbreak,” said Verge CEO Connie Moser. “One area of critical importance to Verge is helping providers drive high reliability and minimize infection risks for patients and employees, and so we are proud to make this free resource available to any organization in need.”

In guidance issued earlier this month, CMS and CDC said that non-emergency compliance inspections at health facilities will be temporarily suspended, allowing inspectors to focus on the most serious safety threats such as abuse and the spread of infectious diseases. In light of that shift, CMS and CDC published checklists to help health facilities determine priority compliance as they prepare for a possible influx of patients infected with COVID-19, including plans for ensuring infected patients are quickly identified and isolated. Verge’s new offering provides facilities access to a digital tool to help facilities track their progress implementing these safety plans.

Hospitals can request access to this new tool on the Verge website.


About Verge Health

Since 2001, Verge Health has united safety and compliance with provider management to empower healthcare organizations to proactively protect and defend patients, caregivers, and facilities against errors, adverse events, and policy violations. We believe patients should be able to trust the doctors and staff responsible for their care, and that every healthcare organization should have the ability to derive the insights from their data necessary to provide high-quality service. That’s why we developed the Converge Platform — the only Governance, Risk, and Compliance platform purpose-built for health care (GRCH) — giving administrators and executives enterprise-wide visibility for potential risks. Only Verge combines this integrated platform with 360-degree analytics and Strategic Advisory Services to help clients establish a culture that prioritizes “zero harm.” Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Verge works with half a million users in more than 900 healthcare organizations and payers across the country, helping them protect their patients and bottom line. For more information, visit us at and follow us at @vergehealth.


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