Regulating staff behavior is complex issue, legal experts say

08/26/2013 | American Medical News (free content)

U.S. hospitals are adopting policies that ban hiring of staff who smoke but whether physician practices will implement measures that restrict off-hours employee behavior is a complex issue, legal experts said. Attorney Lori Rassas said the first step for physicians is to find out what state law allows and the second is to make a strong business case for regulating the behavior.

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