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Why Your Practice Must Do Background Checks

Why Your Practice Must Do Background Checks

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Hiring qualified staff is critical for a medical practice. As many physicians have discovered, taking applicants’ resumes on faith can be a mistake. Background company searches show that one in three applicants provide false, inaccurate, misleading, or incomplete information. Fake degrees, false licenses and certifications, and criminal histories are a few of the problems that a proper background check can reveal. This article describes further why background checks are essential, how to incorporate a background check into your hiring process, and some of the legalities involved in the process.