How a Nursing Degree Can Improve Your Career

When you sit back and think about what it means to work in the healthcare industry, there are so many parts to the puzzle.  Not only are there doctors and nurses, but there are also medical equipment technicians and even people in the lab that are testing samples of blood and tissue all day long. 

How IoT Medical Devices Are Improving Patient Engagement

Most patient care takes place outside of a provider’s office or medical facility. Patients are expected to take medication as prescribed, report improvement or worsening of symptoms, and take steps to support their own health and well-being. Following doctors’ orders in this manner is just a part of the overall concept of patient engagement, but

Medical Device Recalls on the Rise: Here Are Some of the Biggest From 2016

We all know that medical devices save lives by the millions every year, and make life easier for countless people. However,unfortunately, issues do arise with products on occasions. While this isn’t surprising, given that, according to Select USA there are more than 6,500 different medical device companies in the United States alone, faulty products can

How eCOA Can Improve Patient-Provider Communication in Clinical Trials

One of the most significant challenges in clinical research today is engaging patients — and keeping them engaged. Patient engagement is the key to a successful study, as it not only ensures that the study reaches completion, but that the data collected is accurate and the patient experience is a positive one. While there are

Home HIV Kit: How You Can Benefit?

The Centre for Disease Control (USA) recently advised parents all across the nation to have their kids tested for the HIV virus at least once in a few years. Testing for HIV, however, remains a stigma among people for what alone supposedly causes it and for what it entails (in the society) once the result

Tips for Getting Through a Long Nursing Shift

Are you looking for creative ways to make it through your upcoming 12-hour nursing shift? If you dread the days when you’re on your feet at work for 12 hours at a time, here are a few tips that can help you get through those grueling shifts with a little more grace and a little

More Waste Management Tips for Hospitals and Medical Practices

There are a lot of aspects to cover when it comes to hospital management; almost all of them require immense attention and are very important to the smooth operation of the hospital itself. Waste management is one of the crucial parts of a hospital’s operation that must be managed properly. Simply using conventional waste management

Bioresorbable Stents for Patients Of Coronary Artery Disease

Technology until Now A stent, in medical terms, is any device that is inserted into a blood vessel in order to expand the vessel to prevent or alleviate a blockade (typically, a coronary artery disease). Until now, the health care industry has been using metallic stents that would be worn permanently and could be removed

How to Maintain a Full Recovery from Drug Abuse with A Mental Illness

According to recent statistics, drug abuse is still on the rise with heroin and fentanyl ranking at the top as the most abused when compared to cases versus oxycodone and hydrocodone. The probable reason is that it’s cheaper and easier to acquire. In a report released in November 2015 by the U.S. Surgeon General, it states that

The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Both mental illness and substance abuse are troubling when they affect friends and loved ones. Some feel that disorientation and behavioral issues are the result of the drugs someone many have taken, while others believe people tend to find solace in drugs or alcohol as a self-medication for mental illness. There is some truth to