Tag Archives: Stephanie J. Rodin

Small, Trusting Practices Need to Know: Paper Trails Are Everything

{2:42 minutes to read} When a practice isn’t large enough to have a dedicated HR department, what happens when an employee starts to make waves in the workplace? I’ve been approached by physicians and dentists of different specialties who have … Continue reading

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Don’t Let These Legal Pitfalls Ruin Your Healthcare Career

{2:55 minutes to read} Working closely with healthcare professionals in my practice, I’ve noticed a number of trends over the past 5 years. These trends are often related to legal issues that arise at different phases of their careers. Entering … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Business – the Necessity for a Non-Disclosure Agreement

{3:35 minutes to read} During negotiations of a business venture or sale, certain confidential information may be passed between the parties in order to determine whether there is a mutual desire to enter into a formal contract. A Non-Disclosure Agreement … Continue reading

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Keep Your Workers in the Know

An employee handbook, as everyone knows, is a staple of workplace rules and regulations. An employee handbook lists: what’s acceptable and not acceptable in the workplace; policies regarding vacations; policies for filing or resolving any type of complaint; the hierarchy … Continue reading

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The National Practitioner Data Bank: What Does It Say about You?

What is the biggest threat to physicians, resident physicians and dentists? Not knowing who has access and what gets reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank. What is the National Practitioner Data Bank? 

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Going on an Interview? 9 Crucial Questions to Ask Your Future Employer

{2.5 minutes to read this article} As a new physician, it’s just as important for you to interview a prospective employer as it is for them to interview you. Doing so addresses both your desire to protect yourself in the … Continue reading

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Departing from a Healthcare Practice? 12 Critical Items You May Not Have Considered

There are times when a healthcare professional needs to leave their practice. They may have decided to start a new practice or are simply withdrawing from the practice due to health, financial or personal reasons. Often, healthcare professionals have been … Continue reading

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Employers must correctly classify whether the person who is working for them is an employee or an independent contractor. There are several criteria that determine whether an individual is an employee or a contractor, but the most important one to … Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Non-Compete Clause Restrict Your Future

When joining a practice, a physician, dentist or health care practitioner should be very cautious of the non-compete clause. A non-compete clause will limit the geographical area in which the practitioner can practice post-employment, for a certain duration of time. … Continue reading

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