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.

4 Physician Employment Trends for 2014

Last year, our Vice President of Compliance discussed the rise of physician employment after attending a session at the 2013 American Health Lawyers Association’s Annual Meeting. For hospitals, adopting a physician employment model can provide certain benefits such as assurance of physician coverage and, given the healthcare industry’s heightened focus on patient satisfaction, this can also provide your organization with greater control over quality of care.

Criminal Searches Uncovered, Part 2: Is Your Current Criminal Background Check Process Enough to Protect You Long-Term?

In the previous installment of Criminal Searches Uncovered we discussed what can be referred to as Criminal Searches 101, or Basics.  We shared the different types of searches that exist, various methods used to perform searches, and that age-old and ever-important topic, how long do searches take to complete.  For today’s edition, however, we aim to take a deeper dive, going to a dark and scary place for some, although we’re well past Halloween, aren’t we? 

Social Media Employment Screening: 6 Red Flags It Can Help Uncover

I am certain everyone has read or heard somewhere about how significantly the Internet and social media have altered the way we interact with one another. Social media gained prevalence in 2004 when Mark Zuckerberg prescribed us the drug we today call Facebook. Its progressive nature has integrated not only into our daily lives, but it has also extended into our professional lives and transformed the way employers screen and evaluate prospective employees.

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.

5 Human Resources Considerations for the New Year

With just a few days left before the New Year, I thought it might be a great idea to review some of the biggest topics and trends in human resources from 2013 and heading into 2014. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year! And so I present my gift to you—five areas and industry trends that can help you achieve your human resources and organizational goals in the coming year. Are any of these on your list?

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.

Arkansas, Colorado & Washington Workplace Social Media Privacy Laws

Last summer, I reviewed a couple of states' social media legislation regarding sex offenders. 2013, however, has seen a fast-moving trend in state-level social media laws that directly affect employers. Arkansas, Colorado and Washington are the latest states to implement workplace social media privacy laws this past April and May. As of June 5, 2013, there are nine states with social media workplace privacy laws in place, which also include Maryland, Illinois, California, Michigan, Utah, and New Mexico.

Consistent Screening of Both Permanent and Temporary Healthcare Staff

PreCheck's Compliance Director, Vu Do, recently wrote an article that was published in the January 2013 issue of Compliance Today, the Health Care Compliance Association's publication only available to its members. If you are not an HCCA member, you may access the full-length article here.