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Legislative Update: New Non-Compete Restrictions for Physicians

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

Continuing my review of new employment-related bills is a measure that limits the use of non-compete agreements for doctors. Anyone who tracks bills knows that the name on the bill sometimes doesn’t match the content. Senate Bill 351 entitled “AN ACT CONCERNING MATTERS AFFECTING PHYSICIANS AND HOSPITALS” is a good case in point. Seems innocuous… Continue Reading

A Minute to Lose It: Why Every Health Care Professional Needs to Have a Social Media Policy. Now.

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Social Media

Heard of the popular show, "A Minute to Win It"? Well to borrow from the title, for health care professionals (doctors offices and hospitals in particular), you’re playing a much more dangerous game "a Minute to Lose It". What is "it"? It is patient data.  And right now it continues to be at risk every… Continue Reading

What Passage of the Health Care Bill Means for Employers

Posted in Legislative Developments

Regardless of your political affiliation, you have to appreciate the magnitude of the moment. Sweeping health care insurance legislation has passed Congress. (The Senate will still take up  the "reconciliation" part of the bill which will make some additional modifications because the House only approved of the Senate version.) So, now’s the time to ask:… Continue Reading