TITLE

Tips for improving background checks

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how to improve background checks on health care workers which include being mindful of the different types of screening checks, discussing screening policies of potential agency hires, and asking for references.
ACCESSION #
51376433

 

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