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Creating an effective healthcare employee benefits package

By | 2019, Human Resources
Creating an effective healthcare employee benefits package Philip Dickey, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP Partner and Director of Human Resources at DoctorsManagement When medical practice administrators talk about staff "compensation packages," they shouldn’t just mean salary. Typically, this package includes an employee's pay plus several other perks like health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. Benefits...
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Better Practices for Better Care

By | 2018, Human Resources
Better Practices for Better Care DoctorsManagement (DM) is honored to be featured in MGMA's "Better Practices for Better Care" video series. The five-minute news style video gives you an insider's view on the ways in which DM is helping practices navigate today's complex healthcare environment. It also provides a closer look at the various applications of predictive analytics in...
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Employee handbooks: A sword or shield?

By | 2018, Human Resources
Employee handbooks: A sword or shield? Philip Dickey, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP Partner, Director of Human Resources  Why have an employee handbook? One common mistake by some doctors is failing to realize the need for well‑defined practice policies. Too often, doctors simply allow practice policies to evolve. Policies and procedures created on an ad hoc basis...
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10 Things to Know About Employment Practices Liability Insurance

By | 2017, Employee, Human Resources
10 Things to Know About Employment Practices Liability Insurance By Philip Dickey Partner and Director of Human Resources at DoctorsManagement Employment practices liability insurance, known as EPLI, provides coverage to employers against claims made by employees alleging discrimination (e.g., on sex, race, age or disability), wrongful termination, harassment and other employment-related issues. Workers’ compensation, issues involving...
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New I-9 Form Required For Employees In 2017

By | 2017, Human Resources
New I-9 Form Required For Employees In 2017  On Nov. 14, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued an updated version of Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification. Under federal law, every employer that hires an individual for employment in the United States must complete Form I-9....
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How To Handle Employment Agreements

By | 2016, Human Resources
How To Handle Employment Agreements for Physicians and Practice Managers Employment agreements can be a major thorn in the side for physician owners and their practice administrators if they aren’t keenly aware of what these documents contain. They seem simple, and are often set aside after being signed, gathering dust until a question arises around...
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Prepare For Overtime Law To Debut In December

By | 2016, Human Resources
Prepare for overtime law to debut in December By Philip Dickey, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP  There will be no stopping the federal overtime law, and the many businesses that opposed its passage can now only prepare for its Dec. 1, 2016 effective date. The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) issued the final version of the long-anticipated overtime...
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10 Tips For Writing Your Employee Handbook

By | 2016, Human Resources
10 Tips For Writing Your Employee Handbook Why have an employee handbook? One common mistake by some doctors is failing to realize the need for welldefined practice policies. Too often, doctors simply allow practice policies to evolve. Policies and procedures created on an ad hoc basis can lead to confusion, chaos and, sometimes, claims of...
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