National Surgical Tech Week Is Coming: What Value Do They Provide to the Surgical Team?

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Surgical techs are important members of operating room teams, and National Surgical Tech Week is a great time to celebrate these techs, their dedication and accomplishments, and the differences they make every day. Calming Presence The operating room can be a tense, high-pressure environment. Surgical techs must work well in high-stress situations by maintaining a… Read more »

National Surgical Tech Week Is Coming: Awesome Ways to Recognize Your Deserving Team!

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It’s nice to be recognized and appreciated, isn’t it? National Surgical Tech week is coming up, and that’s a wonderful opportunity to recognize surgical techs and show them how much they’re appreciated. Here are some ideas to help celebrate them and how much they mean to your organization. Plan an Event A party can be… Read more »

Technology in Healthcare: What’s Changing in the Long Term

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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 »

Technology in Healthcare: What’s Changing in the Short Term

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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 »

Why Is the Surgical Instrument Industry Expanding?

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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 »

Is There a Difference Between EMR and EHR?

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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 »

How Is Augmented Reality Going to Change the Surgical Procedure?

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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 »

2018 Is Halfway Over – How Can You Reset and Meet Your Goals?

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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 »

Facebook – Why It’s the Next Place to Find Your Surgical Tech Job

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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 »

What Are the Salary Expectations for Medical Assistants?

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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 »