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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 »

Reduce Patient Wait Times with These Scheduling Tips

One of the biggest concerns for any manager of a healthcare practice, clinic, or hospital is patient wait times. When patients feel they aren’t a priority, that scheduling has caused them to lose much of their day, or that they can’t get the care they need when they need it, it affects your ability to… Read more »

How To Position Yourself When Changing Careers In Healthcare

There are so many reasons you may want to consider changing your career in healthcare. Maybe you’re no longer fulfilled by what you’re doing, or you want something with more stability or increased flexibility. There are many paths you can take, within the healthcare industry using the skills and experience you already have. If you… Read more »

Certified Medical Assistant Duties

What do certified medical assistants do in their career, and what sets them apart from other medical staff? If you’re hiring for CMAs or considering a career transition of your own, there are a few things you should know about the duties, skills required, and how CMAs obtain a certification. Qualifications The first step to… Read more »