How Is Remote Patient Monitoring Improving Follow Up?

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When a patient is in the hospital or at the doctor’s office, it’s easy to monitor that patient, but what happens when the patient goes home? Healthcare providers yearned for the day when they could access that information. The future is here: Remote patient monitoring makes it possible to keep track of how a patient… Read more »

How to Make Your Elevator Speech Unique

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It’s like winning the lottery: Sometimes an individual finds him or herself face to face with the person who can make a dream come true. A great elevator speech can help it happen. What is an Elevator Speech? In some cases, those face-to-face moments happen in elevators; a good elevator speech allows the person who… Read more »

What Can Surgical Techs Do to Prevent Retained Surgical Items?

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Every day throughout the country, people undergo surgical procedures to address a wide variety of problems or issues. Unfortunately, during some of these procedures, a surgical instrument may be left behind after the surgery is complete. That can cause major problems for the patient. Background During a procedure, a surgical team may use numerous instruments…. Read more »

Understand How to Effective Manage Millennials

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The workplace can be a generational melting pot, including young people, people in the middle of their careers, and people who are nearing retirement. Everyone must get used to each other and learn how to work together. Millennials, loosely defined as people born between the late 1970s and 2000, now represent a large portion of… Read more »

Should Healthcare Consider Online Training?

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Getting a degree used to mean attending classes on a college campus. That’s still the case for many students, but others get their degree through online programs. What’s beneficial about getting a degree this way? What’s not so good? How do employers view online degrees? Pros and Cons In a traditional college setting, classes are… Read more »

Keep Your Healthcare Staff Safe in the Workplace

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Any work environment can have safety risks. However, people who work in certain fields face danger at work every day. Firefighters, police officers, soldiers and certain other professions come to mind. How about healthcare workers? They face risks every day, but it is possible to reduce them, with the goal of making the environment safer… Read more »

What Is a Hybrid Operating Room?

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Modern medicine becomes even more modern every day. Procedures and treatments that were cutting edge even a generation ago are now commonplace; in some cases, they may even have been replaced by innovations that came about in the past several years. All of these innovations aim to help people live healthier, longer lives. Basics of… Read more »

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

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What in the world is an elevator speech and why do you need one? An elevator speech is a concise, compelling introduction that can be communicated in the amount of time it takes someone to ride the elevator to their floor. A good elevator speech can be useful during any encounter with a potential employer,… Read more »

Managing Employees with Foreign Accents

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In many healthcare situations, patients and their families are stressed, worried, scared, overwhelmed and uncertain. Situations can be complicated by delays, poor test results and insurance issues. What if the patient or family members have a difficult time understanding a healthcare provider’s accent? In addition to making a situation more complicated, it creates a potential… Read more »

The Best Source of Referrals Already Works for You

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When people are looking for a new restaurant, a car dealership or a babysitter, they may ask friends for referrals. How about when people are looking for a new job? Although many people may not be aware of it, friends can be a great resource for that, too. What are employee referrals? When a current… Read more »