Graveyard Shift Survival Guide | Tips For Working Night Shift
Jun24

Graveyard Shift Survival Guide | Tips For Working Night Shift

We thank you, night owl health workers, for being our nocturnal support system. While it’s not always easy working into the wee hours of the night, your sacrifice does not go unnoticed. Not everyone is cut out for working the night shift. In fact, many of you didn’t have a choice before working at night. With the healthcare industry established as a 24/7 business, nearly 15 million people in the United States work full-time night...

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High Risks and High Demands | Dialysis Techs and COVID-19
May29

High Risks and High Demands | Dialysis Techs and COVID-19

When you step back and take a bird’s eye view of the pandemic, it’s amazing how differently people’s lives are affected. There are young people who are relatively low risk individuals with little worry. Others have office jobs who maybe now have to work from home but are otherwise unaffected. Then there are those who continue to work and go about their lives as if nothing is going on. Some states are on full stay at home order, while...

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5 Simple COVID-19 Stress Tips for Healthcare Workers
May18

5 Simple COVID-19 Stress Tips for Healthcare Workers

For professionals in the Allied Health field, we are already prone to a stressful work environment. However, it seems that these recent times are going to make an already stressful job, that much more challenging. So instead of having a broom closet breakdown, here are 5 COVID-19 stress tips to help reduce pandemic-related stress. According to The American Journal of Managed Care (AMJC), “7 in 10 employees indicated in a survey that...

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Allied Health and COVID-19 | How is it Affecting Travelers?
Apr13

Allied Health and COVID-19 | How is it Affecting Travelers?

The onset of COVID-19 in the United States, almost overnight, drastically changed our routines. The virus shuttered businesses across the country – some forever – and with that paused or eliminated millions of jobs. Healthcare is no exception. Even as some specialties scramble to meet the needs of an increasing amount of critical care, respiratory patients, others can no longer work at all. Allied health and COVID-19 resulted in a...

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What is EMR and Why it’s Going Extinct
Dec16

What is EMR and Why it’s Going Extinct

For those who’ve been in the healthcare industry for quite some time, answering the question of “what is EMR” is a no-brainer. However, for those just dipping their toes in the career, you might not know what it is or have even heard of the term. Despite it being a common FAQ on many medical sites, the term might be disappearing altogether. Below, we’re going to take a look at EMR, how they relate to EHRs, and why we probably...

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Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management
Dec12

Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

It’s no secret that the country is in the midst of an incredibly deadly epidemic. The opioid epidemic has taken the lives of thousands of people and the statistics are only getting worse. One of the biggest reasons for the epidemic is the misuse of prescription opioids. In fact, roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them. This is why health professionals are being urged to consider...

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