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The Need for Continuous Background Monitoring for Healthcare Employees

Healthcare employers are responsible for searching sanction lists and databases as part of a complete medical background check—but your compliance obligations don’t end with pre-employment background screening. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) requires healthcare employers to check the OIG exclusion list and sanction lists routinely for employee names.
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VerifyStudents

Your EHR System: 10 Ways Tech Can Help Manage Compliance and Immunization Tracking

An effective and well-designed EHR system can help you simplify communication and track student health records for greater compliance and efficiency. Instead of manually tracking forms and immunization requirements, an EHR provides you with one centralized point of access for students, program administrators, and third-party integrations, and much more.
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Hiring

How the 2020 Election Could Affect Employment and Hiring Processes

Presidential elections capture the attention of business leaders and decision makers just as they do the hearts and minds of individual voters. With a new or re-elected U.S. president comes new policy decisions and new implications for business. The impact is even deeper if the president’s party also captures (or loses) more seats in Congress.
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VerifyStudents

Clinical Rotation Management: What to Include in a Healthcare Background Check

Students participating in clinical rotations must typically go through the same background screening process as full-time hires. Background checks not only protect the students who are visiting clinical sites, but they protect patients and employees as well.
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VerifyStudents

How COVID-19 is Impacting Immunization Requirements in Healthcare Education

COVID-19 has changed the healthcare landscape for medical students in clinical and residency programs with new protocols for health and safety, including guidelines for COVID-19 testing. Read this article by Medicat, a multi-tenant, cloud-based EHR, to learn what's needed as you manage student immunization and healthcare testing requirements during this pandemic.
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Healthcare

Top 10 Background Check and Compliance Issues in Healthcare and How to Navigate Them

Healthcare background checks allow you to maintain quality patient care by protecting the workplace from high-risk hires. However, to achieve effective background screening, you’ll need a robust screening program and a trusted partner to help you understand and manage the associated compliance risks.
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Hiring

Reference Checks: Building Questions that Get Actual Answers

Checking candidate references has been a formal part of the hiring process for a while, but it’s more than just a formality. When you take steps to conduct references, you get more perspectives about a candidate and additional information to help you make a well-informed hiring decision.
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Hiring

Coping with COVID-19: Rehiring Employees After Workforce Reduction

When you begin to rehire employees after a COVID-19-related reduction in force, supporting workplace health and safety won’t be your only concern. You will also need to manage potential rehiring risks by conducting background screening for individuals returning to active employment.
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Legislation

Avoid Bias in Hiring with the Right Background Check Partner

At a time of renewed concern about equality—in the workplace and society—many organizations are looking at ways to increase equity in hiring and talent management. As your partner in the hiring process, we bring value-added products, services, and best practices to help you reduce bias and make well-informed hiring decisions.
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VerifyStudents

Immunization Tracking Requirements: What You Need to Know for Clinical Rotations

You need your students to be fully prepared for participation in clinical rotations, and making sure they are up to date on the required immunizations is key to getting them ready to take the next step in their education. However, without the right resources, it can be tough to manage regulatory and clinical site requirements. 
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Recruitment Marketing: Finding Good-Fit Candidates in a Slim Hiring Climate

During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a plentiful supply of candidates due to high unemployment, and many organizations had an easier time finding talent. However, since then, organiz...

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Part II: How to Decide Which Criminal Background Checks Are Right for Your Organization

The complexities of criminal background checks can make it challenging to decide the right mix of services. After all, as we explain Read More

Employee Screening: Can You Require COVID-19 Testing and Vaccines in Your Workplace?

When employees return to the workplace, your organization must follow legal requirements for keeping the workplace safe, including social distancing, mask wearing, and new sanitizing protocols. But before ...

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