3 Tips for Taking Time Off for the Holidays (Without Feeling Guilty)

The holidays are upon us. And while the season can be joyous – celebrating with friends, family attending parties, etc. – it can also be a time of stress. After all, as a healthcare professional, you know that the hospital or clinic runs 365 days, 24-hours a day, and the work doesn’t stop for a holiday.   While hospital administrators, healthcare managers, and medical team leaders have… Read more »

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 »

Mindfulness for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (3 Breathing Exercises to Feel Better at Work!)

“Mindfulness” may seem a curious term for folks who are a bit more traditional. But, science suggests that the benefits are real. The concept basically states that people are overwhelmed by life’s daily stresses, and relaxation techniques can refocus attention for improved health. It’s no secret that nurses and medical workers have particularly high-pressure jobs.… Read more »

Landing Your Dream Healthcare Job Starts With that First Conversation (11 Phone Interview Tips to Get You to the Next Phase)

Many nurses and medical workers are apprehensive about job interviews. They’re concerned about appropriate attire and challenging questions. With all the focus on face-to-face meetings, it’s easy to forget about the significance of the phone call that usually comes first. Here are 11 ways you can stand out in a phone interview and secure an… 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 »

Self-Motivation Comes From Setting Personal Goals

It seems that there’s no shortage of motivational messages these days. Friends share Facebook memes and viral videos that remind us to keep positive and shoot for the stars. Although these are great, the truth is that motivated people also rely on more substantive actions in order stay driven.   Healthcare professionals and nurses who… Read more »

Take the Leap and Become a Healthcare Leader

There are many talented healthcare professionals and nurses who possess valuable leadership qualities. However, they are often unaware of their attributes. Sometimes the difference between a manager and their team members is very small and mostly rooted in self-confidence or lack thereof.   Here are 5 Great Signs that you may be ready to take… Read more »

Why Healthcare Organizations Should Take Proactive Measures to Manage the Opioid Crisis

It’s all over the news today and is top-of-mind for many politicians and healthcare leaders. The opioid epidemic has wreaked havoc on communities across the United States. Tragically, millions of lives are affected. For those of us fortunate enough to have remained immune from the consequences, it’s easy to ignore the crisis.   However, responsible… Read more »

3 Ways Nurses and Healthcare Professionals can adapt in an Evolving Industry

Old sayings regarding change and adaptation may be a bit cliché, but they’re often true. The fact is that one’s ability to evolve is essential to survival. When it comes to the healthcare industry, change is happening very rapidly. Those who embrace the new ways will thrive and benefit from progress. However, nurses, doctors and… Read more »