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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

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]

Working in Critical Care Transport as a Nurse

December 1, 2015 by Michael Jones

There are a lot of different nursing specialties to consider. If you’re someone who thrives on working in a fast-paced environment and want to care for seriously ill or injured patients, working as a critical care transport nurse may be something to think about.[read more]

What This Nurse is Thankful For

November 18, 2015 by Michael Jones

Thanksgiving is a perfect opportunity to reflect on all of the many things for which we are grateful, even when we are at work.Here are a few of my favorite things, as a nurse.[read more]

Radiology as an Enterprise Model for Collaboration

November 17, 2015 by Erica Carnevale

Collaboration has become a key component of today’s healthcare system. Department silos are breaking down and fading away, and from the rubble is born multidisciplinary teams with a focus on interoperability across departments.Meaningful Use (MU) has served as a great incentive to make patient information universally available to...[read more]

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The Healthcare Costs Associated with Alcohol Addiction

November 16, 2015 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

For most people, alcohol is a social drug – used in moderation. There are even studies that show that light alcohol consumption can have health benefits for certain populations. However, there are those for whom alcohol is an addiction. And it's costly.[read more]

COPD in the United States: The Shocking Truth [Infographic]

November 12, 2015 by Kenneth Thorpe

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic respiratory disease also known as the Silent Killer. Read more to increase your awareness on this disease, and share the infographic with family and friends.[read more]

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The Future of Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Is Now — Through These 4 Strategies

November 11, 2015 by Judy Wolf

Significant improvements to the way ovarian cancer is screened, diagnosed, and treated are at our fingertips. These four strategies, however, will put them in our palms.[read more]

Choosing Your Medical Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

November 10, 2015 by Michael Jones

Obstetrics and Gynecology allows me the opportunity to see women of all ages, each decade with its own set of potential problems. I not only diagnose conditions in my patients, but I medically or surgically treat them and continue to see them throughout their lifetimes.[read more]