HR STRATEGY

HR For Health Launches Flagship DSO & Emerging Groups Software

HR For Health | October 22, 2021

HR for Health announced an upgrade to their software on September 7, 2021. This update ensures compatibility with larger dental groups and DSOs (Dental Service Organizations)The new strategic direction came about on the heels of HR for Health's 2020 survey and corresponding 2021 whitepaper "Unnecessary Risk: The State of Human Resources Compliance in Dentistry." The study revealed some shocking statistics around HR and compliance in larger group practices and DSOs, including discovering that 88% of businesses are operating with non-compliant employee manuals, 49% have trouble tracking new compliance requirements, and 21% have faced a hostile work environment claim in the past year.

"The information gleaned from this survey was quite a shock for our team at HR for Health Our business has always worked well with single healthcare practices, and we assumed that larger groups had more control surrounding compliance - but it is now clear that is not the case. Further complicating matters, DSOs can operate in multiple states, and are more often subject to wrongful termination, unemployment, and discrimination claims. Keeping compliant is a large problem area in dentistry as a whole. DSOs and dental groups are not exempt from these hardships, and would be well served by bringing in a third party human resources software to alleviate the burden."

-CEO Ali Oromchian, J.D.

The announcement coincided with HR for Health and Group Dentistry Now's debut DSO Leadership Summit, a dental group event in San Francisco drawing 300+ attendees September 7-8 in San Francisco.

About HR for Health®
HR for Health is empowering business owners with the resources to develop and implement enforceable employment policies and avoid legal pitfalls. The platform provides offices with a comprehensive and compliant HR experience including, customized employee handbooks, seamless time and attendance tracking, payroll, performance and task management tools, plus live HR support. HR for Health makes it easy for business owners to protect their interests while drastically simplifying HR administration.

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HR PRACTICE, REMOTE WORKFORCE

ChartHop Named a Quartz Best Company for Remote Workers

ChartHop | September 12, 2022

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HR STRATEGY,EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

Triton Benefits & HR Solutions Delivers Affordable Group Health Insurance to Companies Who Struggle to Meet Participation Requirements

Triton Benefits & HR Solutions | November 09, 2022

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS,WORKERS COMPENSATION

Innovation Minds announces a holistic Rewards-as-a-Service model for managing Rewards, Recognition and Redemption Programs

Innovation Minds | November 23, 2022

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WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

MakeShift People First Scheduling Solution Now Available on SAP® Store

MakeShift | October 28, 2022

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Eventually everyone will need to make some level of HR technology transformation, if for no other reason than some current environments will simply become obsolete and vendors will stop supporting certain solutions. Additionally, tomorrow’s workforce will have higher expectations for all of their technology interactions, and it will become increasingly difficult to encourage top Talent to overlook workforce technology that provides minimal value.

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