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Managing The Nursing Shortage: 3 Short Term Solutions

March 15, 2016 by Jenna Cyprus

With an aging population, there’s a greater need for nurses in our health system than ever before. Yet, instead of a growing staff, many hospitals are seeing their numbers decline as older members of the work force retire. Because of this, hospitals are struggling to give the high quality care patients need and deserve.[read more]

Magnet Designation and Nurses

March 15, 2016 by Michael Jones

If you have been a nurse for longer than a minute, you’ve heard about Magnet hospitals, but you may not have heard what it actually means for patients and for nurses to be in a Magnet hospital. It’s easy to define a Magnet hospital, but it may not be as easy to decide whether or not a Magnet is the right place for you to hang your stethoscope.[read more]

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How Staffing Agencies are Helping Healthcare Professionals Land their Dream Jobs

February 26, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Yes, thousands of nurses, nursing aides, rehabilitation workers, home health providers and medical staff of every ilk find work each year through temporary placements. Some of these lead to long-term and even permanent jobs. Some allow workers to simply explore the healthcare profession and all the opportunities within that system.[read more]

The Basics of TBIs and the NFL

February 24, 2016 by Bernadette Coleman

Football season may be over for the year, but the concussions experienced by many NFL Football players will have effects that long outlast the Super Bowl. The different kinds of brain damage that can occur as a result of being a professional football player have received more extensive media coverage in recent years. This article will give you the basics about why traumatic brain injuries have been such an issue for the NFL.[read more]

How To Attract Patients in a Consumer-Driven Healthcare Market

February 13, 2016 by Annette Hogan

In the current dynamic healthcare market your patients are encouraged to choose among individual practitioners, health plans, provider settings and technological options. One response has been an increasing focus on customer service values across the healthcare sector.[read more]

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness: How to Educate Others

February 11, 2016 by Bernadette Coleman

The short and long term impacts of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can affect both the individual who experienced the injury, their family members, and friends. Often people who have suffered a TBI do not know where to start when it comes to educating the people they love. There are many ways to begin to help those around you understand what a TBI is and what the potential long-term consequences may be.[read more]

Peripheral Vascular Stenting to 2020

February 10, 2016 by Patrick Driscoll

First introduced about two decades ago as a bailout technique for suboptimal or failed iliac angioplasty, peripheral vascular stenting gradually emerged as a valuable and versatile tool for a variety of primary and adjuvant applications within non-coronary vasculature.[read more]

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Why Clinicians Need to Embrace Their HIT Teams

January 25, 2016 by Edgar Wilson

Information silos grow from professional silos. Reconnecting means redefining membership of the healthcare team to include new occupations.[read more]

Infographic: Effects of Hepatitis C On the Body

January 5, 2016 by Christina Thielst

Learn the effects of Hepatitic C on the body with this detailed and informative infographic.[read more]

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What Doctors Should Know About Symptoms & Dangers of Concussions

December 31, 2015 by Ryan Kh
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Thus, it’s no big surprise that concussions are no laughing matter. Recent reevaluation of the risks these injuries pose to people has shown that seemingly low-risk concussions can actually be far more destructive to us than previously believed. No where is this more apparent than in athletics.[read more]

Career Options as an Occupational Therapist

December 16, 2015 by Michael Jones
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Occupational therapy (OT) is a good career choice for people who are interested in helping people improve their quality of life. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages from children to the elderly. They help patients improve the skills needed to perform daily living activities to the best of their ability.[read more]

What Orthopedic Patients Want this Holiday Season

December 10, 2015 by Maeghan Nicholson

As an orthopedic patient, my Christmas wishlist is fairly specific this year. My knee replacement surgery is right around the corner and I could use a little holiday magic to make sure the experience goes well. Here are 7 things I’m hoping for...[read more]