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Deterring and Remedying Employee Theft

Deterring and Remedying Employee Theft

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Bill Buzogany and Michael J. Mueller
You can safeguard your financial interest in your patient base by taking three preventative measures designed to dissuade your employees from stealing from you.. The first step is the implementation of policies and procedures that inform your employees that patient-related information is a valuable business asset that you vigorously protect from misappropriation. The second step is strictly limiting and monitoring employee access to patient-related information. The third step is educating your employees of the potential legal consequences to them in the event they steal from you and, in the event of theft, pursuing all legal remedies available to you.