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Navigating The Complexities Of Hospital Mergers

In today’s economy, health care has reached a point where bigger is better. The advent of new technologies and the development of new treatments, along with growing specialties for medical staff, have made it beneficial to expand hospital size in order to fully utilize these expensive investments. Sometimes bigger hospitals form strictly from the growth

Medical Imaging In Radiology – Role in Public Health

As per the World Health Organization (WHO), medical imaging in radiology plays a pivotal role in improving public health for all population groups. Your radiologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats diseases/conditions by interpreting data from medical imaging techniques such as X-Ray radiography, ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), Positron Emission Tomography (nuclear medicine), and Magnetic

Healthcare Professionals, Here’s Why You Should Always Keep Your Computer Systems Up to Date

The May 15th ransomware attack took down a fifth of UK healthcare infrastructure. Some place the blame on security professionals, and the tech industry in general. But there is plenty of blame to go around. Microsoft refused to provide a security patch for their retired operating systems until after the attack had already done plenty

Security Professionals Must Be Better at Protecting Health Care Industry

On Monday May 15, roughly a fifth of all health care facilities in the U.K. suffered a massive ransomware attack, which forced doctors and nurses to administer care without the technology many have come to rely on. In some cases, patients have turned away as facilities scrambled to regain control of their devices. As yet, it

Calming Conversations: Top Tips for Talking to Emotionally Upset Patients Effectively

  Communicating with people whose emotions have become uncontrollable is hard work, yet it is a situation which medical staffers encounter all the time. We have come a long way from the caricature heartlessness of former years, but it is still easy for a hard-pressed professional, who is probably tired and may be emotional themselves,

Room for Improvement: Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals Who Think They Don’t Need Them

A successful therapeutic approach entails more than just diagnosing and curing disease. Numerous studies have shown that good doctor-patient communication skills not only improve patient satisfaction but also their outcomes. So is it possible for doctors to strengthen their “bedside manner”? The answer is yes. Whatever area of healthcare you practice in, if you develop

Tech is Truly for the Elders

As with any progress in our society, lots of folks think the “innovative ways” belong to the younger generations. Sure, the younger generation doesn’t know what it’s like to talk on a phone with a cord to the handset or how to use a payphone. Many of them don’t even know what a payphone is,

Staying on Top of Tech: Best Practices for Training Your Medical Staff

As the head of a clinic or medical practice, you are well aware of the importance of making sure all your employees are properly trained with up-to-date standards and practices. Having well-trained staff at both the front and back of the facility can benefit the entire practice. Here are some tips on training medical staff

Tips for Selecting the Right Detox Facility

A Florida alcohol detox could very well be the key to ending your addiction once and for all. However, choosing the detox facility you will attend can be much easier said than done. This is because there are an enormous amount of detox facilities out there. They all claim to be the best at what

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.