In This Issue

America’s Aging Health Care Workforce Presents Major Challenges for Health Care Employers – The U.S. Census predicts that by 2016, 33% of the country’s workforce will be over 50. The impact of the “graying” of American workers is especially significant in the health care industry.

Using Covenants Not to Compete in the Health Care Industry – Part 1 – Understand the Basics – Covenants not to compete, and their “sister” covenants not to hire or solicit employees, and not to use or disclose trade secrets, are important protections that hospitals, medical practices, and other health care providers should always consider including in their agreements with key employees.

Bring Your Own Device Programs and Health Care: Too Risky to Work? – Recent workplace surveys report that as many as 87% of employees use personal electronic devices for work, raising compliance, data loss, and security risks for their employers. As a result, designing a workable “bring-your-own-device” (BYOD) program is probably overdue.

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