Workplace violence is an all-too-common occurrence in healthcare. In addition to threats of violence from coworkers that exist in each workplace, healthcare workers are often the targets of violent behavior from patients and visiting family or friends.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced how and where the medical staff services industry operated and how credentialing professionals perform their work.

As we look to 2023, as well as National Medical Staff Service Awareness Week from Nov. 6 to 12, medical staff services face unresolved issues related to how healthcare employers handle remote work arrangements, telemedicine implementation, and physician competencies verifications.

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Workforce shortages and the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed the healthcare recruitment landscape. Many healthcare organizations are building world-class recruitment models to meet the demands of job seekers, compete with healthcare agencies and help staff feel valued.

Explore how your organization can rise to the challenge and create an exceptional recruitment model.

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With the growing prevalence of telemedicine comes a growing risk of fraud.

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Telehealth adoption skyrocketed during the first year of the pandemic, forcing a transformation of healthcare. In addition to changing how patients receive care at healthcare facilities, telehealth also influenced how medical staff services check provider credentials.

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A labor shortage in the healthcare industry, from front desk workers and medical technicians to doctors and nurses, means that healthcare organizations are fiercely competitive in this new talent acquisition environment.  Successful healthcare talent acquisition requires a strategic and comprehensive approach to ensure that the right employees are hired and retained.

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The healthcare industry faced the COVID-19 pandemic with creative technological solutions to deliver patient care while maintaining safety. These methods led many healthcare workers to move into remote and flexible work arrangements to address patient care demands. 

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it may come as no surprise that increased job stress and patient frustration have resulted in an increasingly hostile environment for nurses. Nursing is a profession that requires long hours in a high-stress environment, with a heavy workload thanks to the current nursing shortage. 

These factors create a workplace that is ripe for nurse bullying. 

WHAT IS NURSE BULLYING?

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In 2022, it’s a prospective employee’s world, and never more so than in healthcare.

There is constant pressure to fill vacant positions in healthcare systems at all levels, from executives and physicians to nurses and support staff members.

National background check long term care provider program

Over the past few years, 27 states have participated in the National Background Check Program to develop screening programs for long-term-care facilities. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently completed its fifth in a series of six reports on the program. This report focused on Idaho and Mississippi, the two states continuing the program. Twenty-seven states have completed their participation in the program.

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