Healthcare Staffing Agencies Help Working Parents – Here’s How

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Many parents find that juggling a family and a career can be challenging. Even the most carefree days can present logistical problems. Many people are unaware that staffing agencies can be a massive help for working parents who are seeking jobs in the healthcare field. Are you a parent searching for the right answer for… Read more »

A Little Mindfulness Goes a Long Way

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For many of us, life consists of a lot of rushing around, getting ready for work, grabbing a quick coffee on the way, a hectic shift, making a quick dinner, and falling into bed. Sound familiar? If so, mindfulness may help. Meditation What is meditation anyway? It’s a common topic, but many people aren’t sure… Read more »

How Will Customer Service in Healthcare Transform?

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Healthcare today is very different from a generation ago; it’s even different, in many ways, from a decade ago. It’s always evolving, especially based on new technology and discoveries. What’s coming up in terms of customer service? Increased Focus on Communication It’s essential for patients and caregivers to communicate effectively. Patients must convey problems and… Read more »

How Are Smart Lights Improving the Operating Room?

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Think of smart features in a home setting. Lights, a television, a thermostat, and other items may be controlled by voice, a remote control, or other means. This can improve life in a variety of ways, and it eliminates the need to get up and do something manually. This can be especially important when you’re… Read more »

Stress Tips for Sterile Techs Fighting the Pandemic

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Everyone experiences stress at one time or another. Stress rates can be higher in trying times; many people are finding that their stress levels are higher now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ignoring stress doesn’t make it go away, but there are several steps you can take to help manage your stress. Don’t Deny Your Feelings… Read more »

Facts to Know About Hand Hygiene

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How many times a day do you wash your hands? Have you ever noticed a colleague who doesn’t wash their hands as often as they should? It’s part of our routine, but when things are very hectic, it can be overlooked. And that can cause problems. There’s Always Room for Improvement Although it may seem… Read more »

What Tactics Increase Operating Room Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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Safety is always a top priority in any healthcare situation, but COVID-19 has introduced new complications. The coronavirus is part of our current reality, and safety measures wouldn’t be complete if they didn’t address it. What can increase operating room safety during this time? Test When Possible As we know now, it’s possible that people… Read more »

The Best Question You Can Ask in Your Next Healthcare Job Interview – What Did You Do for Your Team at the Peak of the COVID Crisis?

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When you go to a job interview, the employer is interviewing you, but you’re interviewing the employer, as well. It will give you a glimpse of what it’s like to work there, how employees are treated, and whether it would be a good fit for you. What was it like to work there during COVID-19?… Read more »

Four Tips for Healthcare Workers to Handle Stress and Anxiety During Their Shift

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Bad days can happen to anyone, but they can be more common during times of high stress, pressure, and worry. COVID-19 is a source of concern for everyone, but healthcare workers may find that they’re dealing with more stress and anxiety than normal. Fortunately, there are some tools that can help. Check In Say you’re… Read more »

Is Voice Recognition Coming to the Operating Room?

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Do you use Siri or Alexa? Or maybe you ask Google to make an appointment on your calendar. Did you ever consider this type of technology in the operating room? In some ORs, it’s already there. And it may be coming soon to other operating rooms across the country. Let’s take a look at what… Read more »