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Joint Commission Report Leadership Safety Failures: How to Increase Safety at Your Healthcare Facility Today
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Joint Commission Report Leadership Safety Failures: How to Increase Safety at Your Healthcare Facility Today

JohnHenning - May 3, 2017

While hospital and other healthcare facilities do a wonderful job caring for millions of patients across America every year, often with very tight budgets and limited staff,…

4 Ways Exercise Science Can Help Athletes Reach New Levels
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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4 Ways Exercise Science Can Help Athletes Reach New Levels

MarlenaStoddard - March 14, 2017

Using science to refine athletic performance has been around almost as long as sports themselves. Coaches and trainers have always sought better techniques and training to improve…

New Protein Could Aid in Therapy for Mesothelioma
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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New Protein Could Aid in Therapy for Mesothelioma

jennacyprus - May 22, 2017

In the world of oncology, there’s a common consensus that cancer rarely has a single cause. Instead, the majority of cancer forms emerge from a confluence of…

How Addiction is Segmented Across the United States
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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How Addiction is Segmented Across the United States

Ryan Kh - May 18, 2017

Drug use and addiction can happen anywhere in the U.S.; however, its prevalence varies dramatically. New reports are showing that addiction rates are climbing in some areas while…

Five Reasons Why Physicians Need to Use Social Media
Social Media
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Social Media
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Five Reasons Why Physicians Need to Use Social Media

Rehan Ijaz - April 24, 2017

Physician participation in social media is a health care imperative according to Dr. Kevin Pho, a practicing internist and the founder of KevinMD.com, a leading online health portal;…

All About Genetic Counseling
Specialties
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Specialties
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All About Genetic Counseling

Trish Broome - June 30, 2012

Ten fingers and 10 toes. Many expecting parents will tell you that this is all they’re hoping for when asked if they would prefer a boy or…

Medical Ethics
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Telemedicine Is Growing, But HIPAA Concerns Remain

jennacyprus - May 3, 2016

When telemedicine first debuted, its primary goal was to reach patients in rural areas suffering from doctor shortages. Doctors could use Skype or another online video program…

SEO vs Paid Search vs Social Media – Which is Better for Healthcare Marketing
eHealth
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eHealth
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SEO vs Paid Search vs Social Media – Which is Better for Healthcare Marketing

Rehan Ijaz - May 23, 2017

Digital media has transformed marketing practices in just about every industry. Healthcare marketing has surprisingly been affected by the digital marketing revolution more than most other industries.…

Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?

viabrain - April 20, 2017

Being in tune with our bodies is critically important. There are often signs when we aren't eating right, aren't exercising enough, or have an illness that needs…

Health Reform
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How Financial Barriers are Slowing Down Telehealth Adoption

andrewdeen14 - August 1, 2016

Telehealth is a modern healthcare option that is attractive to both doctors and patients for many reasons. It’s cheaper and more convenient than traditional consultations and can…

Mid-Year Update: 4 Major Payer Trends
Business
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Business
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Mid-Year Update: 4 Major Payer Trends

Moira O'Connell - July 19, 2016

Q3 is in full swing and now is the time to look at what healthcare trends will bring us into 2017. Many payers are looking at current…

eHealth
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3 Doctor’s Telemedicine Questions Answered

JTRipton - July 18, 2016

There is no way around it, if you are a rural hospital then you represent one of the most endangered hospitals out there today.In fact, there are…

The role of secure mobile messaging in healthcare
Mobile Health
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Mobile Health
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The role of secure mobile messaging in healthcare

ScryptInc - November 1, 2016

Mobile messaging is changing communication in healthcare. For health professionals, mobile messaging is a fast and efficient way of managing workflows and coordinating care, while from a…

What Can Fitness Trackers Teach Us About PROs?
eHealth
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eHealth
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What Can Fitness Trackers Teach Us About PROs?

wellbeme - November 15, 2016

The health and fitness-tracking craze has taken the world by storm. There’s something about the ability to monitor your distances, speeds, incline, calories burned and heart rate…

Medical Devices
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4 Ways Technology Can Increase Patient Empowerment and Improve Outcome

Karin Ratchinsky - September 29, 2016

Advancements in healthcare have improved our understanding of diseases and how to treat them, but the largest determinants of our health are behavioral and environmental factors. Poor…

Is Working in Telemedicine a Good Option for You?
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Is Working in Telemedicine a Good Option for You?

Michael J Jones - May 6, 2016

Whether you work as a doctor, nurse, or allied health professional, if you work in the medical field, you know a big part of the job involves…

The Potential (And Setbacks) of Telemedicine
eHealth
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eHealth
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The Potential (And Setbacks) of Telemedicine

Rick Delgado - November 10, 2016

Imagine a world where sick patients can get a doctor’s care from the comfort of their living room and where physicians have the flexibility to set a…

Geriatrics
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Elder Abuse: Types of Maltreatment and Warning Signs

eCaring - February 5, 2013

Elder abuse, or any intentional or negligent act that causes harm or loss to an older person, is a significant health problem in the United States. Elder…

MIT Researchers Aim to Help People with Autism
Medical Devices
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Medical Devices
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MIT Researchers Aim to Help People with Autism

talishenfield - November 1, 2013

   Autism refers to a set of diagnoses given to people who show some atypical patterns of behavior in social interactions and communications, as well as compulsive…

Call for Contributors
News
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News
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Call for Contributors

HWC Editor - April 14, 2017

Did you know that you can contribute to HealthWorks Collective? That’s right, HWC has an open call for contributors and is looking for new voices to join…