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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 »

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operating-room-covid-19

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 »

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best-question-healthcare-job-interview-covid-pandemic

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 »

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handle-stress-healthcare-workers

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 »

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voice-recognition-operating-room

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 »

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covid19-sterile-tech-equipment

Sterile techs are an integral part of any healthcare environment. They work behind the scenes to clean, decontaminate, and sanitize instruments to be used again. Their efforts keep patients, healthcare providers, and others safe from infection. What does COVID-19 mean for sterile techs? How should they handle equipment during this time? Follow the Guidelines The… Read more »

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medical-assistant-skills

Grab your resume, pretend you’ve never seen it before, and read it. What did you think? Is it well written? Would you hire yourself? Your resume is your only chance to make a first impression, so it must be a top-notch document. If it’s not, it’s time to go back to the drawing board and… Read more »

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hybrid-operating-room

We make use of technology in many ways every day. When a new technology emerges, we maximize its advantages to benefit ourselves and our work. Hybrid operating rooms maximize technological advantages to benefit patients. Let’s explore that. What Is a Hybrid Operating Room? A hybrid operating room mixes interventional radiology and surgical equipment. The idea,… Read more »

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surgical-tech-career-options

If you’re a surgical tech or are considering this field, you may be wondering about career options. The first option, obviously, is that you can work as a surgical tech for your entire career. This profession is rewarding, challenging, and never boring. It allows surgical techs to make a difference in people’s lives every single… Read more »

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healthcare-staffing-agencies

Every person who works in a hospital or other healthcare environment is important to help the facility run smoothly and efficiently. Sterile techs are an excellent example of this; they are the primary line of defense against infection. Their work helps keep patients, healthcare providers, and other employees safe. They work with many hospital departments,… Read more »