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Image provided via Unsplash   As a busy healthcare professional, you are at serious risk of developing burnout. Recent research published in the Journal of International Medicine found that the current burnout rate amongst healthcare workers is 49.9% and that 56% of nurses consider themselves burned out.  This is largely due to work overload, mismanagement, and long working hours. Left untreated, burnout can cause...
An important goal in today's consumer-driven healthcare world is finding brands that suit your well-being perfectly, which presents many options. Welcome to your consumer-friendly guide designed to assist with sorting through them and making informed decisions tailored to individual patients' requirements.   Understanding Your Health and Wellness Needs The journey toward finding suitable healthcare brands begins by...
Image source from  Unsplash   It’s no secret that many jobs within the healthcare sector are stressful. The industry itself is often fast-paced with high stakes. People’s lives are often on the line, and even when they aren’t, dealing with patients from different walks of life can lead to burnout. All of these conditions make a perfect storm for stress, which can increase the risk of human error and reduce...
Image Source: Unsplash They say that with age comes wisdom, and this statement holds true for older physicians who have dedicated their lives to caring for others. However, as they approach retirement age, many are faced with the question of how to continue aging gracefully in a demanding profession. With two out of five active physicians close to 65 within the next decade, it is clear that there continues to be a shortage of...
Photo by  Alexander Grey via Pexels In the complex and critical environment of a hospital, every detail matters, including the color of the uniforms worn by its staff. Hospital uniform color codes play a vital role in ensuring the safety, efficiency, and functionality of the healthcare system. These color codes are not arbitrary; they serve as an essential communication tool in a high-stress environment where split-second...
Image Source: cottonbro studio If you have a desire to help people overcome addictions and lead healthier lives, becoming a drug and alcohol counselor can be a rewarding career choice. You can check out this Drug and Alcohol Counselor Resume Sample to explore what this professional path might look like. The role is pivotal in the recovery process of many individuals, and counselors often have the privilege of witnessing profound...
Image Source: Pexels Positive interactions with patients can significantly impact the experience for both you as a doctor and your patients. It tends to make the situation less stressful and can facilitate more effective care. Yet, this positivity can occasionally be challenging to achieve.  One of the prevalent hurdles to good interactions is patients’ fear of doctors and hospitals. Anxious patients may be less...
Image by Los Muertos Crew via Pexels     Healthcare careers offer a range of opportunities to make a meaningful impact on people's lives. However, even in such a rewarding field, many professionals face challenges like limited job growth and financial strain. These issues can make it hard to stay motivated and can lead to job dissatisfaction over time. For Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) , these challenges are...
Image by EVG Kowalievsk via Pexels   As a medical practitioner, you should know that your practice is only as good as the team you have working along side you. At the end of the day, patients won’t be impressed by your marketing, use of technology, or even how big your practice is. They’ll remember the care they received from you and your staff.  Making sure you’re providing top-quality care requires...
Image Source:  Adobe Stock   “Which exam should I take?”, is a question you may be asking yourself if you are a physician assistant who is required to recertify in 2024-2027. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) now provides two recertification options: The Physician Assistant National Recertifying Examination (PANRE) is taken every 9-10 years. The Physician...
Image by Gustavo Fring on Pexels   As the healthcare industry is now seeing constant technological advancements and an ever-improving IT infrastructure, the demand for tech-driven roles in healthcare is high. The current healthcare IT market is valued at around 167.7 billion , and it is expected to grow by about 16.5% from 2023 to 2030.  The integration of technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), big data,...
Image by Brazen Zigic on freepik   The COVID-19 pandemic, apart from taking a significant toll on global health and economy, has irrevocably changed the landscape of healthcare . This unprecedented health crisis has highlighted the resilience and dedication of healthcare professionals around the world.  However, the pandemic has also shone a harsh light on the dramatic toll it is taking on the mental health of these...