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Understanding the Legal Risks of Remote, Traveling and Telehealth Hires

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This includes the all-important step of background screening,” says Riley Beam , Managing Attorney at Douglas R. Remote work offers flexibility and a bigger labor pool for healthcare providers, but organizations must monitor information security, especially regarding patient confidentiality and potential HIPAA violations.

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5 Steps to Conducting a Background Check for Employment

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Conducting a background check on your candidates is an easy way to get a full story on a candidate before you extend them a job offer. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about conducting a pre-employment background check. What is a background check for employment? But are they the right candidate?

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How to Protect Sensitive Employee Data from Being Compromised 

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Quick look: Several tech companies are facing scrutiny (and lawsuits) for violating HIPAA rules by tracking sensitive health data and using it to generate ads. In this age of information, data sharing is commonplace but can quickly be taken too far. How then can employers ensure their employees’ personal information isn’t also at risk?

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The Top Three Healthcare Compliance Challenges of 2022

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This has meant some facilities have had to handle sensitive information online through servers that were at times unprotected. . Conducting Ethical and Compliant Background Screenings. Prospective hires must obtain a background check to ensure that they can work with a healthcare organization.

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Employee personnel files — what should and shouldn’t be included

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Recruiting and screening documents. Training records. These documents tend to be ones containing sensitive or confidential information. For instance, employers cannot include medical information in an employee’s general personnel file due to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). That is not the case. Cover letter.

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Who should not have access to employee medical records?

Business Management Daily

The COVID-19 pandemic brought mandatory vaccinations and medical screenings to many companies, which has caused some controversy regarding the confidentiality of employee medical information. Furthermore, state laws also play a role, as specific states have differing laws regarding access to employee medical information.

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Who should not have access to employee medical records?

Business Management Daily

The COVID-19 pandemic brought mandatory vaccinations and medical screenings to many companies, which has caused some controversy regarding the confidentiality of employee medical information. Furthermore, state laws also play a role, as specific states have differing laws regarding access to employee medical information.

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