Malpractice Protection for ER Docs
May11

Malpractice Protection for ER Docs

Medical malpractice has actually become quite common in the healthcare industry. More and more, healthcare workers are being held accountable for his or her actions. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can ensure that you’re protected against medical malpractice. Currently, medical malpractice legislation aimed at protecting physicians is reportedly having a positive effect in several U.S. states. This type of legislative...

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Tough Choices: Chemotherapy in Older Patients
Apr23

Tough Choices: Chemotherapy in Older Patients

As we grow older, treating cancer can become even more difficult than it already is. As we age, our body breaks down, and while chemotherapy is often the most successful treatment option, it can also be the most harmful for older patients. Chemotherapy in older patients poses a wide variety of risks, and in many cases, your older patients just simply aren’t equipped physically to handle the rigors of treatment. It can be tough as a...

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Managing Allergies at Work | Stopping the Sniffles
Apr16

Managing Allergies at Work | Stopping the Sniffles

If you work in a healthcare setting, it’s no surprise that you might find yourself with a runny nose, itchy throat, or dry eyes. However, the culprit won’t always be an illness that’s been transferred from one of your patients. In fact, with Spring approaching, it’s most likely something completely different. Allergy season is rapidly approaching, which means that you might find yourself managing allergies at work. It’s estimated that...

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Healthcare Trends For 2018 | AI, UX, and EHRs
Apr13

Healthcare Trends For 2018 | AI, UX, and EHRs

With 2018 well underway, physicians and healthcare professionals need to know the industry landscape as they continue in his or her career. With technology advancing at a rapid pace, and the health insurance landscape constantly in flux, health professionals need to make sure they’re on top of the industry. 2018 will be no different, and you must be aware of the shifts in the industry. Luckily, we’ve listed a few major healthcare...

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Combatting Negative Physician Reviews | 4 Ways
Mar16

Combatting Negative Physician Reviews | 4 Ways

The digital age seems to have any many drawbacks as it does conveniences, and medicine is no exception! For nearly every product or service we encounter, there are endless forums, blogs, and review sites that consumers lean on to make real-world decisions. It used to be that doctors were somewhat immune to certain criticisms, especially coming from patients themselves. But now, all of that has changed with online reviews shaping part...

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What Doctors Wish Their Patients Knew – Talking to Patients
Mar14

What Doctors Wish Their Patients Knew – Talking to Patients

We’ve all had similar thoughts about our patients – I bet they didn’t finish their antibiotics like they were instructed. Did they get that information from Wikipedia? If they don’t remember their last appointment, why should I? The importance of taking their medication, reading credible resources and taking notes at appointments are just a few examples of what doctors wish their patients knew. Let’s face it. We could go on and on...

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