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 »

Processes for Sterile Techs Dealing with Coronavirus

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With COVID-19 cases throughout the United States, are there new processes for sterile techs to follow? Sterile techs have been — and continue to be — a primary defense against infection in healthcare settings. Their work keeps patients, healthcare providers, and others safe from disease, including COVID-19. Follow Standard Procedures Sterile techs clean, disinfect, and… 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 »

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 »