Protecting the Interests of Talented Employees in Your Establishment
With the corporate culture around the world becoming increasingly intricate and diversified, we are witnessing the rise of new challenges to which, understandably, only new solutions are effective. Corporate values such as employee health and safety are continuously evolving and taking on different contexts; both moving beyond the traditional sense to include protecting job security, career growth and the overall interests of employees, as opposed to merely the physical aspect. Read more!
The Alarming Reality of Document Fraud in Healthcare: A Closer Look
A global imbalance in the supply and demand for medical professionals has contributed to a burgeoning market for fraud and criminal activity. In the Middle East alone, the DataFlow Group has screened since 2013 hundreds of thousands of doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals migrating to work in the region, an estimated 3% of whom were found to have used fake or misrepresented academic credentials, professional licenses or work histories in their visa or licensing applications.
Nurses were most likely to misrepresent their backgrounds, with 4.4% of applicants having a negative background screening result, followed by allied healthcare professionals such as a pharmacists and medical technologists, coming in at 3.8%. The most commonly misrepresented information received from nurses and allied healthcare workers was employment history, particularly the tenure, position and type of institution stated in their work experience. Alternatively, physicians were more prone to having negative results related to false academic credentials. Read more!