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Standards Adoption

HIRC Board asks for all of healthcare industry to align to the posted HIRC standards.  Please follow the numbered steps below to indicate your organization’s current status.

Key Objectives:

    • Elevate transparency and resiliency in healthcare supply chains
    • Increase efficiency by eliminating duplicate requests
    • Increase selection of transparent and resilient suppliers in competitive bids

Three Simple Steps

1. Review Standards

Watch a brief video

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2. Choose Your Status

3. Submit Your Response

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Five Simple Steps

1. Supplier Management

Ask suppliers the following in your competitive bid and annual review process:

  1. Have you shared level 1 location data with my organization?
  2. Have completed and shared the BCM Assessment with my organization?
  3. Have you earned the HIRC Transparency Badge? If yes, for which years?
  4. Have you earned the HIRC Resiliency Badge? If yes, for what categories?

2. Mapping & Monitoring

Use the mapping data:

  • Ask suppliers to submit data via SRS
  • Activate monitoring for proactive event alerts
  • Coordinate with supplier on impact and mitigation
  • Consider geography as one of several risk factors

Alternative

  • Ask suppliers to submit data via email

3. BCM Assessment

Use the Business Continuity Maturity (BCM) Assessment data

  • Ask suppliers to submit data via SRS
  • Review supplier BCM scores
  • Meet with supplier to understand strengths and opportunities
  • Align with supplier on growth plan

Alternative

  • Ask suppliers to submit data via email

4. Transparency Badge

Use the Transparency Badge data

  • Ask suppliers to achieve the Transparency badge
  • Access the data via SRS
  • HIRC provider members can access Transparency badge data at no additional cost

5. Resiliency Badge

Use the Resiliency Badge data

  • Ascribe 10% of the competitive bid process to resiliency
  • Ask suppliers to achieve the Resiliency badge
  • Request a copy of the badge executive summary

Five Simple Steps

1. Customer Engagement

Be prepared for the following questions in competitive bid and annual review process:

  1. Have you shared level 1 location data with my organization?
  2. Have completed and shared the BCM Assessment with my organization?
  3. Have you earned the HIRC Transparency Badge? If yes, for which years?
  4. Have you earned the HIRC Resiliency Badge? If yes, for what categories?

2. Mapping & Monitoring

Load and share level 1 location data per HIRC standard

3. BCM Assessment

Complete and share the BCM Assessment per HIRC standard

4. Transparency Badge

5. Resiliency Badge