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Information-Based Careers for Lab Scientists

November 25, 2015 by Daphne Stanford

As a healthcare professional, have you considered more information or office-based positions that still require a good deal of specialization?[read more]


Addiction: The Road to Recovery After the Hospital

November 24, 2015 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

The prevalence of addictions has risen sharply in recent years. According to the CDC, 2.5% of people over the age of 12 have illegally used drugs in the past month. Since addictions are more common than ever before, medical professionals are looking for new ways to help treat their patients. Many doctors are trying to treat addictions with the use suboxane. However, others prefer alternative treatments.[read more]


How to Improve Patient Relationship this Holiday Season

November 20, 2015 by Dennis Hung

The holiday season is a time of giving, making memories, overeating and probably more than one family squabble. In addition to finding tips online on how to host the best holiday party ever, the Internet has a plethora of ways to manage stress, repair relationships and even keep extra pounds at bay. With the holiday frenzy, medical...[read more]


Simplifying Payer Enrollment Process

November 19, 2015 by Lisa Simmons

Experienced medical staffing professionals know that credentialed Providers cannot generate revenue until they are enrolled with Payers, although payer enrollment can be complicated, it is an absolute necessity for healthcare organizations as it clearly impacts their revenue.[read more]


Easy Giveaways to Grow Mindshare as a Healthcare Provider

November 18, 2015 by Dave Sarro

Hospitals are doing some crazy things to drive patient satisfaction. Since the introduction of hospital amenities, from custom meals and valet parking to loyalty programs and rewards, healthcare institutions have to worry almost as much about doing good business as they do about providing quality care.[read more]


Theranos for President?

November 17, 2015 by Edgar Wilson

In an election year, it is normal for hype to overwhelm scrutiny--but not when the subject is health technology. Theranos has risen high on a good story, but we need more than a narrative from the disruptive forces in American medicine.[read more]


Five Factors Improving the State of Mental Health Care

November 17, 2015 by Cynthia Telles

Mental illness is a pervasive issue that harshly stigmatizes the millions of Americans who struggle with it every day. However, there are five key drivers of change that are improving or promise to improve the state of mental health care delivery, across the country:[read more]


How Digital Is Transforming Employee Healthcare

November 16, 2015 by Jessica Oaks

Even as employers are shifting healthcare costs back onto employees' shoulders companies are realizing that employee wellbeing can have an impact on the bottom line. While those employees are now responsible for a greater percentage of their medical bills, technological advances are also making it easier for them to not only find and...[read more]


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]


When a Health Care Business Model Disruption is Self-Destructive

November 13, 2015 by David Davidovic

Three companies - Valeant, Theranos, & Turing - have recently gained notoriety in the healthcare space. Each openly expressed their desire and plans to disrupt everything based on completely new business models - but is it working?[read more]


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]


How Mobile Technologies Are Changing the Face of Medicine

November 10, 2015 by John Henning

Smartphones and other mobile devices have changed every aspect of the way we live now — including the way we take care of our health.[read more]


Is a Career in Naturopathic Medicine Right for You?

November 10, 2015 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Here’s a fact: naturopathic physicians benefit the lives of their patients, and encourage a healthy lifestyle that’s built on the principal belief that wellness is about more than the body; it’s about the mind and soul too. If you believe in conventional medicine, as well as the healing benefits of alternative medicine, you’re the perfect person to explore this growing field.[read more]


Who is responsible for patient engagement within pharma?

November 10, 2015 by Paul Tunnah

As someone spending a lot of time working with clients on both digital communication and patient engagement, there are often remarkable parallels between the two. Of course, patient engagement is frequently digital, but I’m talking more about the parallels in how pharmaceutical companies structure themselves to deliver in these areas.We...[read more]


Strategies for Optimal Hospital Supply Chain Solutions

November 9, 2015 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

The demand for healthcare is growing exponentially. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) experts believe that the demand will accelerate through at least 2020. While healthcare providers are facing growing pressure to deliver quality services to their patients, they are facing challenges ensuring they have sufficient...[read more]


Common Characteristics of Fad Diets

November 5, 2015 by Jenna Cyprus

So many diets sound too good to be true - and most of the time, they are. Read on to learn about the 4 characteristics that will tip you off to a fad diet.[read more]


The Future of Healthcare

November 5, 2015 by Daphne Stanford

In the future, the way we engage with each other in healthcare settings, both as patients and as healthcare providers, will be more intelligent, specialized, and customized than ever before.[read more]


How the IoT Will Improve Patient-Provider Relationships

November 4, 2015 by Alex Brisbourne

While some traditionalists in the healthcare industry worry that mobile health and other new technologies hinder the development of personal relationships between providers and patients, the benefits of these advanced solutions far outweigh the attached stigma.[read more]


Study Shows that a Glass of Wine Can Improve Diabetics’ Health

November 2, 2015 by Jenna Cyprus

A new study may put a little joy back into the life of most diabetics. Type 2 diabetic patients were asked to incorporate wine into their study, and the results were promising.[read more]


The Cost of a Credentialing Mistake

October 29, 2015 by Lisa Simmons

It is said that “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them”. This is however not true if mistakes are made when practitioners are on-boarded, credentialed/re-credentialed and enrolled into payer plans. These mistakes impact facilities, practitioners, patients and bottom lines.[read more]