Given stringent federal patient privacy laws and the growing threat of cyberattacks and data breaches, the conventional wisdom is that healthcare organizations are investing more resources than ever on compliance. But a recent industry study suggests healthcare providers have a long way to go when it comes to compliance.

Healthcare Recruitment Marketing Best Practices

If you attended this year’s National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) IMAGE Conference, you probably noticed the leading healthcare recruitment organizations are borrowing tactics and strategies from the marketing profession. As the consumer and candidate environment continues to blend, having a marketing-driven approach to healthcare recruitment can go a long way in achieving your organization’s talent acquisition goals.

Top 10 Healthcare & Compliance Blog Posts from 2016

At the start of a new year, I enjoy looking back at the previous year’s blog posts and learning what our readers considered the most noteworthy articles and topics from the PreCheck Blog.

At a glance, it’s clear our readers highly favored lists in 2016, with 60 percent of our top ten articles from last year comprising of lists. Healthcare HR trends, background check and I-9 compliance, and social media were among the most popular topics from the past year.

10 Healthcare HR Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Social media has transformed the world over the past ten years, becoming one of the primary forms of communication today. In recent years, marketers have embraced it as a key channel for promoting their businesses and human resources departments have acknowledged its significance in recruiting talent. Social media, however, can also be a great place to network with industry peers and share ideas and best practices. For this article, I’ve focused on Twitter, which is considered the most conversational social media platform.

How can Hospitals Excel on Social Media

Potential and current patients are increasingly using websites and social media as a starting point for gathering information about providers and hospitals. In fact, according to Demi & Cooper Advertising and DC Interactive Group, 41 percent of consumers reported a hospital’s reputation on social media influenced which physician or hospital they chose for care.

How to Avoid a Healthcare HR Nightmare

Managing and maintaining a compliant healthcare workspace can be a daunting and intimidating task. One wrong step can result in damaging claims, costly fines, and much more. From the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), regulators are increasing deterrents efforts to ensure employers are proactive in establishing fair hiring practices and safe working environments.

With so much on the line, here are a few things healthcare HR should consider when reviewing their organization’s compliance and safety initiatives.

5 Ways Healthcare HR Can Use Social Media

Social media has become one of the most valuable tools in delivering successful workplace strategies. It has enabled healthcare employers to build strong brands, nurture relationships, and communicate with populations across the nation. While industries such as healthcare are still adapting to this relatively new idea, here are five ways you can use social media to increase productivity and efficiency at your organization.

11 Ideas to Attract Healthcare Talent on Social Media

Social media recruiting can seem like a challenge for healthcare organizations. In a highly regulated environment that values patient privacy, organizations may feel social media marketing carries too many risks to be worth the effort. But social media can deliver recruiting benefits to healthcare organizations as well as any other industry. Here’s how to do it right.

How to Develop a Successful Employer Brand

Nearly 60 percent of respondents in a recent survey state they will be investing more in their employer brand compared to last year.

In the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Compliance and Ethics Hot Topics for 2016 Survey, employers across all industries selected social media compliance risks as the second highest area of concern, second only to cybersecurity and cybercrime. For healthcare employers, however, social media compliance risks was the top concern.

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