The Signs of a Negligent Doctor When you place your health in the hands of another person, you do so with the belief that the medical provider will give quality care that will be in your best interest. It is a form of trust that is automatically bestowed upon the medical profession by the patients.... Continue reading
Health Care Website Design The health care industry has a special set of requirements for a website. As with all websites, a health care website should be professional, flexible, editable and secure. Some of the features include patient login areas, secure symptom tracking for patients, informational videos, pre-surgery and post-surgery care, downloadable patient forms, ...
What Is A Certified Nursing Assistant A certified nursing assistant (CNA) is a medical professional who aids patients by providing their healthcare needs. CNAs work under the supervision of either a registered nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The position of CNA requires an individual who is focused, can work long hours, is... Continue reading
Obamacare's Effect On Doctor Vacations The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is causing a lot of concern among doctors. With so many changes coming, lots of doctors and others are seeking answers. One of the ways this piece of legislation may affect doctors is in terms of their vacations. In order to do an effective job... Continue reading
What Patients Need to Know About NC Emergency Rooms Sometimes people have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that they need care for outside of business hours. When this occurs, they will need to go to an emergency room. An emergency room is a clinic that is designed to deal with life threatening and/or urgent medical... Continue reading
Why You Should Use Medical Machining in Your Medical Office Technical Advances and the Medical Field As a medical professional, you probably take pride in providing the best possible care for your patients. This may include providing one-on-one care and maintaining precise patient records. Obtaining and maintaining up-to-date equipment is also essential. Just as you... ...
Ensure Patient Privacy with A HIPAA Compliant Answering Service HIPAA laws are everywhere these days. Everyone in the medical profession is so very careful he or she does not trip over the HIPAA laws. HIPAA, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, passed as a law in 1996 protects the customer and patient information. HIPAA... Continue reading
Adults 50 And Over: Exercise And Diet Tips For Seniors A number of health problems that people associate with growing old are usually not due to aging at all. Instead, the physical decline is because of the increased inactivity. In fact, deaths due to heart disease could possibly be lowered if individuals over the age... Continue reading
Advanced Practice Nurses Fill the Void In the U.S. and around the world, hospitals and other medical facilities are finding it harder and harder to find skilled, trained medical staff, especially physicians. Some areas of the healthcare industry have exploded, but others like physician’s assistant have been very slow to expand. One solution to the... Continue reading
HIPAA IT Compliance And What It Means To Your Medical Practice The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was created and put into effect as a way to protect electronic personal health information. HIPAA IT compliance means that physical and virtual configurations from networks and servers to virtual machines must be assessed against HIPAA policy... Continue reading
Landmark Healthcare Implant Lawsuit Makes Headlines In a West Coast courtroom, a jury determined that medical implant manufacturer C.R. Bard would be charged for the injuries caused to the plaintiff. Their mesh device led to difficulties which left Ms. Scott with terrible physical pain, and unable to have marital nuptials. Once this groundbreaking verdict was... Continue reading
The success of any business is reliant on receiving income on time and efficiently being able to chase any dollars that are due. With the vast numbers that will be enrolling in Medicaid, hospitals can help themselves now by preparing their Medicaid billing systems so they can continue to manage income and not observe administrators searching... Continue reading
How to dispose of clinical waste safely Disposing of clinical waste is something that you are responsible for as a healthcare professional. You can leave most of the disposal part to the local council’s clinical waste collection system or a private contractor; however, you should be aware of the clinical waste handling and disposal requirements,... Continue reading
Why Sweden's Health Care System is Considered the Best Sweden is a group of 20 county councils. About 90 percent of the county councils’ work is on health care while the remaining works are on other areas, like infrastructure and culture. The population in these 21 areas ranges from 60,000 to 1,900,000. There are wide... Continue reading
As a nurse, the main concern of your work, beyond the health of your patients, is the quality of your work space. As a nurse you know it can be hard to deal with daily factors that can affect the quality and quantity of your labor. The two biggest aspects of this are usually the... Continue reading
How to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse If you are a medical administrator, your worst nightmare may be the abuse of the elderly or disabled patients in the nursing home where you are employed. One of the main ways to prevent this situation from arising is to educate yourself as much as possible about this problem.... Continue reading
Unnecessary Emergency Room Visits In an age where scrutiny of the healthcare system is at an all-time high, there’s some less-than-great news being reported from the folks that keep score. According to a new scientific study, 71 percent of all emergency room visits by patients with employer-sponsored health insurance are essentially unnecessary. The Claim The... Continue reading
2013’s Top International Nursing Conferences Every year, nurses working across the world are invited to myriad global conferences; each offering the usual free pens and button badges, but covering slightly different disciplines or sub-sectors of the nursing/healthcare industry. Hundreds take place every year, making it impossible for nurses to attend every single event; ...
Caregiving from a Distance: Tips to Manage This Challenging Situation While in a perfect world, we would die old gracefully and leave this world in the middle of a peaceful sleep, the reality does not play out like that for many elderly people. Over a period of years, health can begin to deteriorate; memory troubles... Continue reading
5 Pearls Of Wisdom For Trainee Care Workers The care industry is constantly evolving and with people living longer and on-going advances in medical science dramatically improving our lifespans, the demand for care workers in the future is only set to grow. If you’re looking for a fulfilling career that will allow you to work... Continue reading