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Changing the face of Nurse Credentialing & Mobility through Verifiable Credentials

In our November 2020 paper titled COVID-19: Embracing Digital Credentials in Health Care, we discussed the role verifiable credential (VC) technology will play as a trusted enabler of Health Care Worker (HCW) mobility. The ability to immediately verify the health/COVID-19 status of a HCW significantly increases the confidence and flexibility with which healthcare organizations can deploy resources across wards and facilities to address patient needs. In this paper, we further explore the potential of verifiable credentials to the nursing population and specifically in regards to its impact to streamlining the hiring and verification of licensure of nursing professionals.

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at 5:00 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.