Reducing Caffeine Intake May actually be the Secret to More Energy—Here’s Why

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in America. Starbucks can be found on nearly every street corner and in many supermarkets. And, while a good cup of coffee is delicious and provides a quick “boost,” too much caffeine can actually drain healthcare professionals of their energy. If you’re feeling a bit sluggish throughout… Read more »

Does Your Temporary Healthcare Employee Show Potential? Consider them for that Permanent Position!

People have a way of falling into habits and viewing others through a narrow lens. We all do it. A classic example is the much-used romantic comedy movie plot in which the protagonist suddenly realizes his or her true love is actually a long-time friend. When it comes to your healthcare and nursing staff, be… Read more »

5 Reasons Hydration at Work is Especially Important for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

Most people know that good hydration contributes to healthfulness. This is particularly true for nurses and healthcare workers who have studied human physiology. However, many still fail to stay properly hydrated, and the fast-paced environment of working in a medical facility can make the problem worse. Here are 5 important reminders of why staying hydrated… Read more »

Why “Telemedicine” is the Future of Healthcare

There was a time when the healthcare industry was notoriously slow in adopting new technologies. From EHR (Electronic Health Records) to HIPAA-compliant messaging platforms, it seemed many nurses and medical professionals were reluctant to change. However, those days are over, and now “telemedicine” is very much a part of today’s care delivery model. Consider the… Read more »

Free Career Advice on these YouTube Channels

One of the best features of the Internet is its endless supply of free information. And, when it comes to career advice, YouTube has emerged as one of the best resources. While some so-called “YouTubers” are less than credible, others are highly reputable and worth viewing. If you’re a nurse or healthcare worker looking for… Read more »

Times Change. Don’t Judge Potential Healthcare Employees Over Tattoos!

First, there was a time when tattoos were typically worn by sailors and bikers. Then, professionals began getting “inked” but were careful to keep their art in areas covered by work clothes. Now, visible tattoos are common among all professionals, from doctors to nurses and everyone in between. Things have certainly changed! With that in… Read more »

Looking to Boost Your Healthcare or Nursing Career? Learn Spanish for that Extra Edge!

Americans live in a multi-cultural world. Some regions are more diverse than others, but much of the country consists of people who speak a variety of languages. While knowing any second language can be beneficial, healthcare professionals and nurses may find that learning Spanish is most helpful. Anyone looking to improve their career trajectory in… Read more »

3 Ways A.I. is Changing the Healthcare and Nursing Industries in 2019

Many of us are old enough to remember when the concept of “Artificial Intelligence” (A.I.) seemed like a distant fantasy. Movies predicted dystopian futures with renegade robots and abusive governments that use A.I. technology to malevolent ends. Fortunately, the future is here, and the reality of A.I. is quite the opposite! Healthcare A.I. is now… Read more »

Are You Ready for A.I.’s Impact on Healthcare?

“Artificial Intelligence” (A.I.) seemed like science fiction just a few years ago. But, it’s now very much a part of our lives. People interact with various forms of A.I. on a daily basis, ranging from “personal assistants” like Siri and Alexa to website chatbots that serve as customer service representatives.   Many healthcare leaders now… Read more »

“Total Consumer Health” Is a Dominant Healthcare Conversation in 2019

The healthcare industry continues to evolve, with the ongoing march toward “value-based” care. And, in 2019, it seems the hot topic is “Total Consumer Health.” It’s not an entirely new concept, but the philosophy is now gaining momentum across all aspects of care delivery.   What is total consumer health, and why does it matter… Read more »