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Digital health is having impacts now, but it has the potential to have a far greater impact in the future. It’s becoming more common, and new uses are discovered every day. The possibilities are endless, but there are several factors that give us an indication of what’s on the horizon. Devices and beyond Smartphones are… Read more »

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New technology is everywhere, including in the healthcare industry. Although a great deal of that technology has to do with testing, diagnosing, and treating patients, other technological breakthroughs affect how patients interact with healthcare providers and receive care. Digital health is a prime example of that. What is digital health? Digital health is a relatively… Read more »

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Every industry can experience ebb and flow: there may be times of growth, and there may be times when the industry goes through a bit of a slump. For the surgical industry right now, this is a time of growth. There are three factors contributing to that. Minimally-Invasive Surgeries Even the name conveys how much… Read more »

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EMR is an acronym for Electronic Medical Record, and EHR is an acronym for Electronic Health Record. If they’re both electronic health records, why do they have a different word in the middle? Is there a difference between an EMR and an EHR? There is a difference, and we’ll explain it here. What is an… Read more »

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Technology has made many changes in healthcare, especially over the past several decades. From electronic medical records to improved methods for sterilizing instruments, and from breakthroughs in imaging to improvements in devices to monitor patients, technology has improved healthcare. Increase Safety Surgery can save lives and help people overcome illness or injury, but it can… Read more »

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What are your goals for 2018? If you’re having trouble reaching them, we can help. Here are a few tips to help you reset so you can meet your goals. Focus on smaller goals to reach big goals When you put together a bookshelf, it’s impossible to jump from a pile of materials to the… Read more »

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What do you do on Facebook? Share pictures with family and catch up with friends? Get information about events, post a status update, and keep up with organizations you support? Now you can add looking for a job to that list. Facebook Jobs Although Facebook is fairly new to helping job seekers and job posters… Read more »

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When you are considering a new career, it can be very helpful to get an overview of the role, including the salary expectations and job duties. The position of medical assistant is a great example. What’s involved in the position, and what are the salary expectations? What do medical assistants do? In healthcare, most positions… Read more »

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It can happen to anyone. The alarm doesn’t go off, there’s a traffic jam, or the elevator gets stuck – or all of the above, and you’re late for the interview for the healthcare job you really want. Don’t give up hope; you can save your chance of getting the job. Don’t just stop communication:… Read more »

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Surgical techs work on a variety of surgical procedures, and they may work with many different surgeons. The surgeons may specialize in a particular area or have a more generalized focus. Here are a few different types of surgeons a surgical tech may work with. General surgeons As the term implies, general surgeons have broad… Read more »