How to prevent employee embezzlement

Take steps to help prevent employee embezzlement. Find out the warning signs on how to detect fraud.

Key Points

You're concentrating on providing quality care to your patients, so it can be difficult for you to closely monitor what your employees are doing. But numerous ways exist by which employees may steal from you:

The opportunities for employee theft are many, and few thieves are caught. If you own a small medical practice, diligence should be your watchword. You can take steps to help prevent employee embezzlement, however. (For information on how to detect fraud, see "Warning signs".)