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The iPad is Changing the Face of Healthcare

November 5, 2016 by John Hennings

Apple sold nearly 9.9 million iPads in the third quarter of 2016. Most of their iPads are purchased by consumers, but a growing number of healthcare companies are driving demand.There are many reasons healthcare providers are becoming more reliant on iPads. Over the next few years, these tablets are likely to revolutionize healthcare in...[read more]

Healthcare Breakthroughs: 3 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Fighting Obesity

August 16, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

While more people are concerned about their health and wellness, statistical research has shown that obesity rates are not declining as much as they should. People are exercising more to try and get the excess weight off, but still not reaching their health goals. Although there could be a combination of reasons as to why this is...[read more]

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5 Ways Health Providers Can Help Reduce Patient Stress Without Drugs

July 27, 2016 by Ryan Kh

5 Ways Health Providers Can Help Reduce Patient Stress Without DrugsWhether you’re treating a high-powered executive or a trembling tot, always keep in mind that your patient’s visit can be a daunting experience for them. Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience white coat syndrome (a phenomenon in which blood pressure surges...[read more]

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Six Tips To Help You Provide Better Patient Care

July 22, 2016 by Anita Ginsburg

To ensure that you succeed as a health care professional, there are a number of ways to provide better patient care to meet each person's needs. By making simple changes with your interactions, you can excel in the industry and enhance the level of care that is provided to those who are suffering or want to improve their health.[read more]

Mid-Year Update: 4 Major Payer Trends

July 19, 2016 by Moira O'Connell

Q3 is in full swing and now is the time to look at what healthcare trends will bring us into 2017. From data security to value based payments, it has been a big year for healthcare. Here 4 of the biggest trends payers can expect to hit in Q4 and continue into 2017.[read more]

Enhancing Medical Technologies in Developing Nations

July 18, 2016 by Jennifer Landis

It’s no secret that developing countries have a dire need for more medical technologies, both in terms of quantity and quality. While there have been improvements in recent decades when it comes to tackling the most basic healthcare issues — such as infant mortality and malaria, to name a few — better, more advanced medical technologies for developing countries are now required.[read more]

9 Study Tips for the Medical College Admissions Test

July 15, 2016 by Ryan Kh

Congratulations on your decision to enter into med school! You’ve come a long way and are now one step closer to achieving your dreams of becoming a medical professional. Before you can get into your medical school of choice, you’ll need to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), which can be pretty daunting if you’re not...[read more]

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How Healthcare Workers Can Smoothly Change Careers

July 14, 2016 by Cris Antonio

Changing careers in healthcare can be scary – but it’s not impossible.Whether you’re looking to switch jobs or find better alternatives, here’s how to make the transition smoother.[read more]

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Hurricanes, Zika, and Healthcare Collapse

July 12, 2016 by Sam Hudgins

Puerto Rico, with a population of 3.5 million people, is suffering through one of the hardest economic conditions while combating the spread of Zika. Zika is a virus primarily spread through infected mosquitos, it has mild symptoms that can last over a week but the main concern is microcephaly, a birth defect that causes smaller heads in...[read more]

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How You Can Become A Positive Leader In The Healthcare Industry

June 20, 2016 by Anita Ginsburg

Leaders tend to make the greatest innovations happen in any given field. They may make those great leaps by themselves, or they may inspire others to make those strides. Healthcare is no exception. Leaders in healthcare help to make the great advancements that make it easier to treat patients, even if those advancements are something as...[read more]

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New Surgical Technologies Are Improving Healthcare Outcomes

June 9, 2016 by Rehan Ijaz

Close to 100 million inpatient and outpatient surgeries are conducted every year. As demand for surgeries rises, medical providers are under increased pressure to reduce costs and medical errors. The Affordable Care Act also introduced new reforms that pressure medical providers to cut medical errors.Major Technology Advances Affecting...[read more]

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Medical Advancement on Patient Privacy: It Must Be Protected At All Cost

May 25, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Most people in medicine understand that working in the healthcare industry requires dedication, attention to detail, and a very high level of trustworthiness. When they think about that trustworthiness in terms of patient confidentiality, they usually frame it in the context of HIPPA requirements and just generally ...[read more]

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