What is MedApproved?
- A web-based system that supports Sentara Healthcare’s committees with new product reviews.
- Allows electronic interaction and communication between vendors, clinicians, committee representatives, materials management, and sponsors.
- A system that supports collaborative decision making regarding new products and services in healthcare.
Why Sentara Uses MedApproved
- Provides historical documentation of all medical product and most technology request.
- Increases the overall efficiency of the review process.
- Serves as a repository for documents, articles, clinical evidence, marketing materials, and evaluation results.
- Provides a method for tracking an item from the time the product is requested until it is either approved or declined
- Sentara requires all vendor product requests to have a clinical sponsor