Are You Thinking of a Career as an EVS Tech? Here’s What You Need to Know About Daily Duties and Job Expectations

Working as an EVS tech can be a great career for people seeking job security and physically engaging employment. While some people think working a desk job is ideal, others find the idea boring. The truth is everyone has a unique personality, and folks who enjoy hands-on work may find an EVS tech job ideal!… Read more »

Do You Feel Well-Rested During Your Day? (Use This Cheat-Sheet to Grade Your Sleep Habits)

Sleep and restfulness are hot topics in today’s busy world of work, family and endless electronic stimulation. It seems people are being told they need more sleep right at a time when life is actually getting busier. So, how much sleep to people actually need, and what can be done to improve sleep habits? Here’s… Read more »

2019 Healthcare Trend: Remote Patient Monitoring (Why “Virtual Care” Solutions Are on the Rise)

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) or “virtual care” is a hot topic these days among healthcare leaders. Once considered theoretical more than practical, RPM now dominates the landscape thanks to technological advances, improved application and CMS incentives. It’s no longer a luxury but a necessity for many hospitals, clinical practices and health plans. Here are three… Read more »

2019 Healthcare Trend: Rise of Value-Based Care (How Nursing and Home Health Companies Can Stay on Top of the Change)

Value-based care (VBC) is not a new concept. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has slowly implemented guidelines and reimbursement schedules to facilitate positive patient outcomes over many years. However, 2019 is proving especially transformational for hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies. The evolution from fee-for-service to valued-based care affects all… Read more »

Demand for Nurses is Skyrocketing: Facts You Should Know and Ways Your Healthcare Company Can Confront the Challenge

It’s no secret that nurse shortages have challenged the U.S. medical community for many years. As baby boomers continue to age, healthcare resources are stressed to the max. RNs, physical therapists and healthcare professionals seem to be worth their weight in gold! The challenge for companies and facilities is there’s really no end in sight.… Read more »

5 Fun Healthcare Podcasts for Nurses and Medical Professionals

Isn’t technology great? We live in a time when we can now stream our favorite music for free while driving to work. If you’re old enough, you may remember the days of sitting next to the boom-box and waiting for your favorite song to play. My how things have changed! With endless forms of entertainment,… Read more »

Important Signs that an Employee May be Experiencing Emotional Turmoil

Let’s face it—most of us spend the majority of our days at work. Whether we realize it or not, our employees and colleagues in healthcare eventually become a form of family. And, sometimes the people we care about face personal issues that negatively affect their work. Poor employee performance often stems from unacknowledged emotional turmoil.… Read more »

Here’s why Healthcare Professionals Should Accept LinkedIn Requests

We all know of someone who abuses social media. Perhaps it’s the brother-in-law who relentlessly solicits business from relatives on Facebook. Or maybe you have a best friend who shares way too many cat memes. Whatever the scenario, it’s clear that some people lack social media etiquette. However, when it comes to your nursing or… Read more »

Why Digital Health Tools are growing in Popularity

Times are certainly changing. From email to text messaging and social media platforms, our forms of communication evolve daily. These technologies are also affecting the world of healthcare. And while many medical professionals appreciate the benefits of new advancements, it’s important for all healthcare companies to fully understand the implications. Here are 3 big reasons… Read more »

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 »