HireRight surveyed more than 200 health care organizations to better understand why, how and where they conduct employment screening and identified the top challenges facing these organizations today. In addition, the report addresses common screening practices and policies and explores issues and trends impacting employment screening programs. Its purpose is to help organizations evaluate their

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When it comes to boosting a hospital’s HCAHPS scores, there’s on adage worth remembering, happy employees help make patients happy. Judy Gracia, Vice President of HR at St. Tammany’s Parish Hospital has observed this saying to be true, “Happy employees result in happy patients and HCAHPS points go up.” In our newest white paper, we review

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Hiring the Right Talent is an Organization’s Biggest Challenge! At first I was surprised to learn what one of the tech world’s most successful female CEO’s said is her biggest regret. In a recent Forbes article profiling Donna Wells, the president and CEO of Mindflash.com, the reporter asked her what her biggest career regret is. Here’s what

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I’ve been reading through our blog articles from 2011 and reflecting on some of my favorite moments from the past year. Here’s a list of the top 3 highlights. 1. Seeing our clients at the 2011 Healthcare HR events Attending some of the major healthcare HR events this year gave me an opportunity to meet

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With 2012 fast approaching, I started thinking about resolutions for the new year. We all have our personal resolutions (usually involving fitness and eating healthier) and our work resolutions (achieving goals, being more organized and improving processes). But something I heard David Szary from LEAN Human Capital say at our 2011 user conference really made

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Last week, we had an educational Webinar on achieving a culture of employee accountability in healthcare. Our panelists included Lisa Brock, VP of HR at Overlake Hospital Medical Center, and Dr. Frederick Morgeson, Ph.D., Michigan State University. Lisa spoke about the journey Overlake took, starting in 2002, to achieve greater accountability. In 2002, they ranked

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Keeping it LEAN – tips for Healthcare HR

Earlier this month, I attended our user conference, Talent Outcomes, in Las Vegas. In addition to meeting our wonderful clients, I got to meet some of the vendors who attended the event, like Universal Background Screening (recently named the #1 background screening vendor in an employee satisfaction survey from HRO Today), AHA Careers, Beyond.com, NAHCR

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Judie Goe is the Director of Talent Acquisition and Development at Scottsdale Healthcare. Like all HR departments in healthcare, Judie’s department is very busy and keen on developing efficient processes for managing their “paperwork” so they can focus on more important HR initiatives. With that in mind, I recently interviewed Judie to discuss how Scottsdale

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