Appriss Insights Blog

What are healthcare sanctions and exclusions and why do they matter?

Healthcare jobs account for 14% of the U.S. workforce, the second-largest employment segment in the nation. With patients’ safety at stake, organizations that deliver healthcare must ensure that the individuals they employ are properly licensed,.

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Navigating the Challenges When an Employee is Arrested

With about 157 million individuals in the U.S. workforce and 10 million Americans arrested each year, there’s a possibility that at some point, one of your employees will be arrested.

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Back to Basics: Understanding Continuous Criminal Monitoring

As part of the Professional Background Screening Association 2020 Virtual Conference, our own Brian Kelly co-presented a session with Vince Pascarella of Wholesale Screening Solutions on moving “beyond the buzzword” of criminal monitoring.   For.

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Combating Unemployment Fraud and Overpayments in the Age of COVID-19

For as long as state agencies have provided unemployment benefits to those in need, bad actors have tried to exploit these programs. Now following a surge in claims connected to COVID-19, these agencies are experiencing a drastic rise in fraud – and.

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Creating a More Complete Criminal Monitoring Solution

Like background screens, post-hire criminal monitoring programs need to be flexible to adjust to the needs of each client’s risk profile, company policies, operating jurisdictions, and regulatory environment. The foundation for effective continuous.

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Keeping Families Strong by Addressing the Complexities of Incarcerated Non-Custodial Parents

Incarcerated fathers face an uphill battle once they have been released from jail or prison. Every justice-involved person faces challenges in finding employment, stable housing, and consistent healthcare. But for the more than 700,000 incarcerated.

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The Strength of Appriss: Our Partners’ Success is Our Success

In times of uncertainty like a global pandemic or an economic downturn, it’s important to make sure your data provider is a strong collaborator who understands your mission and goals. Organizations that remain committed to their core values in the.

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Standing Together As One Community

We are all witnessing with pain and sadness the developments across the country and across the whole world in response to the senseless death of George Floyd.

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Breaking the Cycle of Frequent Repeat Offenders

In October 2019, We attended the meeting of a jail overcrowding taskforce in Indiana where members brainstormed solutions for jail overcrowding. A statement from an officer at the meeting is central to the issue of jail overcrowding: “We need to.

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Criminal Risk Among a Distributed Workforce

Work in the United States has been rapidly changing in the past decade, and COVID-19 will only accelerate the trends. New work models have emerged as many businesses have been ordered closed, and it is increasingly clear that COVID-19 will have.

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How Appriss’ Court Research team adapted to court closures during COVID-19

Few aspects of business are unaffected by the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges seem to increase every day, and that is no different in the court research industry. Many courts across the country have closed their.

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