Screening Solutions Tailor-Made for Healthcare

Details Matter. They are the building blocks Sterling’s experts use to create a foundation of trust and safety, empowering you to make faster, safer, and smarter hiring decisions.
Our team of seasoned professionals is solely focused on the needs of your industry, tasked with the mission of:
  1. Efficiently delivering accurate information
  2. Helping create safe work environments
  3. Putting people first
  4. Outsmarting uncertainty and mitigating risks
From criminal background checks and drug screening to verifications, credentialing, and ongoing workforce monitoring, Sterling’s Healthcare Industry Practice has the innovative solutions that will transform your hiring process.

Important Stats That Set Sterling Apart

10-hour average
turnaround time

18-hour average if not clear

13% more records

uncovered using Sterling’s
Complete Criminal Locator
Package

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Comprehensive Background Screening

Employment, education, and license verifications are critical but can be challenging. Your employees are the faces, hands, and spirit of your organization. We make sure they meet your hiring standards.

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Continuous Workforce Monitoring

Protecting patients is not a check-the-box-once activity. Instead, it’s a constant responsibility requiring timely access to critical information to enable investigation and possible corrective action.

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Seamless Applicant Experience

Attract top applicants and deliver a best-in-class onboarding experience to help solidify your reputation as a top-choice employer.

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The Sterling Advantage

Full-spectrum coverage

From background checks, drug testing, and verifications, to monitoring and credentialing, we deliver automated solutions customized to your needs and requirements.

Industry expertise and support

Our dedicated team of healthcare account managers and fulfillment specialists proactively ensures you’re always ahead of the compliance curve. We provide strategic insights, and best practices that stretch beyond traditional support.

Mobile candidate hub

Healthcare is always on the move, so our mobile-enabled candidate portal allows candidates to complete their entire background check directly on their mobile phones.

Automatic OIG and CMS Exclusions Monitoring

Is the recommended minimum monthly sanctions and exclusions screening frequent enough? Ongoing daily monitoring allows healthcare organizations to proactively identify sanctioned or excluded providers faster to reduce exposure and mitigate the risk of potential fines and other penalties.

Healthcare Information Tracker

Monitoring changes in federal, state, and local healthcare background screening requirements can be time-consuming, which is why our partnership with a leading labor law firm is so valuable. Together, we’ve developed a proprietary Healthcare Information Tracker with modules that allow your account manager to stay abreast of the latest compliance changes that relate to you.

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Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference — in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.

Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference — in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues — we're here to help.