The Changing Face of Employment Drug Screening

This recent article in ASHHRA's HR Pulse summarizes how recent trends and developments may require health care HR leaders to re-evaluate their drug screening practices.

Drug Screening Rules Have Changed. How About Your Policies? As health care transforms, staff are still one of the key elements to the patient-centric environment. Hospitals need to conduct drug screenings to hire and retain the highest quality of staff and to maintain a drug-free environment.

Laws surrounding drug screenings continue to evolve. Read the recent article from Certiphi Screening The Changing Face of Employment Drug Screening to gain more insight into developments with:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • OSHA’s injury and illness reporting rule
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Rules for drug test notification letters
  • How medical marijuana fits into the equation


Evaluating drug screening processes can be a daunting task. Downloading this article is a good first step.


Learn about the latest developments in employee drug testing laws in the article featured in the latest of edition of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA)’s HR Pulse Magazine.

HR Pulse Article: The Changing Face of Employment Drug Screening