Advances in technology like Electronic Health Records (EHRs) (or some call EMRs) have changed the way the healthcare industry operates. In the years before EHRs, medical records were 100% paper-based documents. Although paper record-keeping is simple, widely accepted, and… Read more »
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Having a physician vacancy is no longer a viable option for healthcare organizations, yet many find themselves facing gaps in coverage and are paying the price. Turnover is an inevitable occurrence in the healthcare industry. At some point, all practices… Read more »
“How Not to Die” is certainly a provocative title. On the other hand, it makes a great eye-catcher and it certainly worked to grab my attention. In How Not to Die,Dr. Michael Greger discusses the state of current research on fifteen top… Read more »
As a society we’re pretty removed from death. We don’t really talk about it. Yet when medical students start their training, it suddenly becomes something they’re intimately acquainted with. So how are doctors taught to deal with death? There… Read more »
Medical waste is a type of waste that is generated by healthcare facilities such as dentist offices, hospitals, veterinary clinics, medical research labs and blood banks. Every facility’s staff has its own answers. Practices differ, and state regulations do… Read more »
In this day and age, many of us start with an online search when we get sick. Dr. Google becomes our go-to when it comes to figuring out what is wrong. We asked some physicians to share what their… Read more »
In an environment that continually asks physicians to know more, do more and be more, is it really possible to practice good medicine and still have something left at the end of the day to be a mother, father,… Read more »
Did you know that over the past couple of years, the healthcare industry’s presence on LinkedIn has been increasing at a rapid rate? In fact, at the end of 2018, LinkedIn recorded over 5.0 million healthcare professionals using the… Read more »
Is medicine going to the dogs? Yes, but in a good way. Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Find out what’s behind this growing trend. If you’ve ever owned a dog, you already know how… Read more »
After extended leaves, doctors must convince medical boards to reissue their licenses, hospitals to grant admitting privileges and malpractice insurers to provide coverage. Only a handful of programs around the country are set up to help physicians brush up… Read more »