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What Does it Take to Become an EMT?

Do you think a career path as an EMT is right for you? Emergency medical technicians are among the first responders in medical emergencies, so the training involved is highly specialized. EMTs are dispatched to the scene through 911 calls and assist with immediate medical needs as well as provide transport to the hospital. If… Read more »

Equal Opportunity Nursing – Addressing Discrimination in the Workplace

A nurse manager wears many hats but it can be a gratifying job. Just as in any other profession nursing can have it’s challenges, and without addressing it as a nurse manager, it can quickly spiral out of control. As a leader, addressing discrimination in nursing is vital to the facility. There are multiple situations… Read more »

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare: How Can it Help?

You may not have realized you’ve heard of Blockchain before, but you have. This is the technology closely related to cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin. It’s also been used in a variety of other industries, such as manufacturing and shipping. Did you know that Blockchain technology is becoming a big part of healthcare? What is the trend,… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Certified Medical Assistant

We’ve previously written about certified medical assistants and what they do, how they fit into a medical environment and how to become a CMA. But what else do you need to know before pursuing a career as a certified medical assistant? What will you expect in a “day in the life”? Here is a breakdown… Read more »

How Internet of Things (IoT) May Make Healthcare More Reliable

Even if you don’t realize it, you are already familiar with the Internet of Things. Do you have an Alexa or Google Home in your house? There are tons of applications in the home for IoT, and now the technology is entering the workplace. In healthcare, how is the IoT making the field more reliable… Read more »

Is Your Practice Really HIPAA Compliant?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, remains one of the top priorities and governing regulations for healthcare practices in the U.S. With the advent of online record keeping, patient privacy is far more critical today than at any time in the past. But is your practice really HIPAA compliant? Here is how… Read more »

Certified Medical Assistant Duties

In our December 2019 blog, we took a closer look at what it takes to become certified as a medical assistant. What are the job possibilities and the potential salary range for a certified medical assistant in today’s market? There are a variety of things you can do and ways you can focus on your… Read more »

The Impact Of Poor Communication In a Medical Office and Why It’s Critical To Avoid

Everyone agrees that communication issues cause a vast number of problems in any workplace. Within a medical office, these problems can compound and result in poor patient care, which must be avoided at all times. What is the impact of poor communication, and why is it critical to address it and prevent it? Here are… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Working at an Ambulatory Surgery Center as a Registered Nurse?

As a registered nurse, you have a nearly infinite number of jobs available to you. Are you considering work at an ambulatory surgery center? Are there benefits to working in this environment? Like with any career decision, you need to do your own research to help you decide if the workplace is right for you.… Read more »

It’s Not Too Late, Resolutions to Make For A New Career

When you made your resolutions for 2020, did you include a plan for a new career? Resolutions can be hard to keep, but as we get into February, it’s not too late at all. What can you do, starting today, to ensure that you stick to your career resolutions? Here are some easy resolutions to… Read more »