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Why Planning is So Important in a Modern Healthcare Organization

Do the administrators and managers in your healthcare organization dedicate enough time and energy to planning? If not, the healthcare products or services you provide may not be up to the standards expected in this industry.  Professionally run healthcare facilities are always putting new plans in place and are always refining these plans. Your healthcare

Healthcare IoT: How Safe Is It?

Internet of Things (IoT) is helping healthcare professionals transition their work space from physical, closely-monitored diagnosing and operating spaces to remotely controllable procedures that operate via the cyberspace. Medical devices and smart sensors are being interlinked through wireless internet run by high-speed processors for expediting medical procedures, keeping patients from harm’s way, and reduce medical

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

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

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,

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 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

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