Best Practices for Completing I-9s for Remote Hires

Advances in technology have considerably broadened the workplace and made the ability to hire employees from another state possible, even without a physical office on site. While this effectively expands the talent base for employers, it poses a challenge for Human Resource Managers, specifically in completing Form I-9s for remote employees. How can this task be accomplished correctly within the required time frame?

Celebrating Health Care HR Week 2014 with René Hatfield

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administrations (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has designated the week of March 16-22, 2014 as Health Care HR Week, recognizing human resources professionals in hospitals and non-hospital organizations across the nation for the daily issues they face in the workforce: compensation and benefits, employee relations, healthcare reform, and wellness—just to name a few.

With the challenges facing human resources directors, hiring managers and other HR leaders in the coming years, it’s clear that healthcare human resources is at a turning point. To celebrate Health Care HR Week 2014, which the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) designated as March 16-22 this year, we spoke to industry leaders about the outlook of this increasingly important field.

The State of Healthcare Recruiting: 3 Ways to Overcome Key Challenges

It’s no secret there are some major complications in healthcare recruiting today. Whether it’s senior staff retiring, a growing need for entry-level service providers or simply finding the specialists you need, healthcare organizations are facing a variety of recruiting challenges across the board.

Industry leaders say there are many ways to approach healthcare recruiting to attract the candidates you need to optimally staff your organization. Here’s what they recommend.

HCAHPS: 5 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems is a standardized database that tracks patient satisfaction. While it’s been in place for several years, under the Affordable Care Act, HCAHPS data now figures into the calculation to determine the payments health services organizations receive.

Patient safety and quality of care are increasingly imperative, especially in the context of HCAHPS compliance and the highly regulated nature of the healthcare industry. Patients trust that their clinicians are fully focused, competent and retain skills that exceed maximum standards. The patient’s quality of care should never be compromised due to internal disruptive behaviors between medical staff members.

PreCheck’s Top 10 Healthcare & Compliance Blog Posts in 2013

2013 was a very special year for PreCheck. We celebrated our 20th anniversary exclusively serving the healthcare industry and our Blog also had its first birthday last summer. As we look forward to another great year of new milestones, here’s a look back at ten of our most popular blog articles from last year.

6 Talent Management Considerations for Tomorrow's Workforce

Talent management: today’s marketplace has made it more important than ever for organizations to pay close attention to those two words. In our increasingly technocentric, globally-oriented business environment, how you acquire, manage, and maintain your talent pool has a quantifiable impact on your business’s ability to innovate, adapt, and remain competitive.

The Impact of Nurse Bullying on Nurse Retention

In today’s society, you often hear numerous accounts of bullying and teasing in America’s schools. You don’t hear much about these kinds of harassments in the workplace, especially on nursing floors. Although bullying exists in all professions, the problem seems especially prevalent in the nursing field – hospital floors, clinics and nursing schools.

How to Improve Healthcare Employee Turnover with Stay Interviews

Federal government data confirm what hospitals, medical practices and other healthcare providers have been noticing: By 2020, the U.S. is projecting a shortage of almost a million nurses. So even if you have enough now, you need to ensure you hang onto them.