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Nursing Healthcare Education Stats: What We Can Learn for Post-Pandemic Classes

During the height of the pandemic, nursing education programs have seen many disruptions, including fluctuations in clinical site availability and the need to educate nurses virtually. However, despite changes in the content and location of nursing education, students continue to pursue nursing education and join a thriving healthcare profession. Keeping current with developments in nursing education can help you develop relevant healthcare education programs for your students. Recent statistics can help you craft rewarding experiences for your nursing students and get them ready for post-pandemic education and training.
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Understanding the Value of a Background Check Provider

When assessing the value you receive from your background check provider, you need to look at more than the services you receive in exchange for your upfront financial investment. In fact, most screening companies provide the basic services of background screening—criminal checks, records search, and verifications, just to name a few. But to know if you are getting real value, you need to look beyond those basic services.
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Healthcare Education During the Pandemic: How Teachers and Students Adjusted

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected students everywhere, but those pursuing a healthcare career have faced additional challenges. Due to requirements for a combination of theoretical and real-world clinical training, health science students and faculty have had to adjust to new technologies in the virtual and clinical classroom. As a result, they have found new ways to communicate, share feedback, and continue learning despite COVID-19-related restrictions.
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Procurement

10 Things to Consider When Looking for a Managed Service Provider

When looking for a managed service provider to operate a key function or process in your organization, it can be challenging to know which criteria matter most. After all, you want good value for your investment, but you also need a partner who will scale and grow with your organization as it evolves. Sometimes, it’s difficult to identify providers who can offer both.
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Hiring

Avoid Hiring Nightmares: 10 Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

Given the incredible impact employees have on your organization’s performance and growth, it makes perfect sense for you to want to hire the right candidates every time. After all, hiring the right employees can mean the difference between meeting company goals for growth and falling short. However, as with many business processes, there’s no singular recruiting action you can take to guarantee success. Instead, you need to take a variety of deliberate steps to source, assess, and screen candidates successfully. Doing so can help you manage hiring risks and avoid hiring decisions with hair-raising results for you, your employees, patients, and customers.
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Procurement

Understanding the Soft Cost of a Managed Service in the Procurement Process

In the procurement process, you take into account a range of variables when deciding on a provider. In addition to the upfront quoted price for products or services, you also consider a provider’s reliability, responsiveness, and the potential long-term value of the relationship. The cost of a managed service is particularly multi-faceted. It represents not only the price you pay directly to the provider for specific services, but also the soft costs—the costs and potential savings associated with the provider’s processes, technology, and service quality.  Though the soft costs related to a service are not visible or associated with physical items, they can affect the value you receive from the service provider more than you think.
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Drug Screening

What Is the Lifetime Value of Ongoing Drug Screening?

Employment drug screening is an essential component of the pre-employment hiring and screening process. It can help you manage hiring risk and potentially keep some accidents and injuries from happening.  Employers across a range of industries include drug screening for some or all employees. According to a recent Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) survey, 44 percent of organizations conduct drug and alcohol screening on all candidates, and another 23 percent screen some candidates. But drug screening doesn’t have to stop at the hiring process. When conducted at various points throughout an individual’s employment, drug screening can help you protect all stakeholders across your workplace.
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Healthcare

8 Healthcare Procurement Challenges and How to Solve Them

Your healthcare organization requires the right balance of talent, equipment, and supplies to meet patient care needs. However, achieving an optimal balance is often complicated by internal and external factors, such as availability of talent, supply quality and inventory, and shifts in the demand for care. The most recent example of how shifts in demand have impacted healthcare procurement is the pandemic. Initially, many healthcare organizations struggled to obtain the talent and equipment necessary to care for the severely ill. Even now, your organization must overcome pandemic-related procurement challenges in order to deliver talent, equipment, and supplies to where they are needed most.
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Public Records Access

Petition to Overturn Michigan Date of Birth Redaction Rule

Earlier this year, the state of Michigan proposed several amendments from the Michigan Supreme Court that will redact the Date of Birth (DOB) in court records effective January 1, 2022. The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), in conjunction with its members (including Corporate Screening) is urging any organization who is hiring current or former Michigan residents to sign the following petition: Keep Michigan Workplace Safe: We Support Complete, Accurate and Up to Date Background Checks. 
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Peer-to-Peer Healthcare Education: The Benefits of Nurses Teaching Nurses

Students pursuing a career in nursing benefit from a variety of learning experiences, both in the classroom and the clinical environment. Though the pandemic impacted nursing education and initially put some clinical rotations on hold, nursing students have continued learning via an array of virtual and on-site clinical experiences.
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Nursing Healthcare Education Stats: What We Can Learn for Post-Pandemic Classes

During the height of the pandemic, nursing education programs have seen many disruptions, including fluctuations in clinical site availability and the need to educate nurses virtually. However, despite cha...

Read More

Understanding the Value of a Background Check Provider

When assessing the value you receive from your background check provider, you need to look at more than the services you receive in exchange for your upfront financial investment. In fact, most screening c...

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Healthcare Education During the Pandemic: How Teachers and Students Adjusted

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has affected students everywhere, but those pursuing a healthcare career have faced additional challenges. Due to requirements for a combination of theoretical and real-world ...

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