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Why Are Hospitals Losing Millions?
Why Are Hospitals Losing Millions?
While the utilization of healthcare by patients is very high in the United States, hospitals are losing millions of dollars ...
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Healthcare’s Booms and Busts of 2018
Another amazing year has come and gone and excitement for the last year of the 21st century’s second decade is upon ...
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Deciding Between NP or PA: Which Career is a Better Fit for You?
So, you’ve decided to pursue a career in healthcare – congratulations! Whether you choose to take the road of a ...
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Avoid These Mistakes When Changing Jobs as a Physician
A medical career, like the hit ABC drama, Grey’s Anatomy, is supposed to last forever right? You made the sacrifices, ...
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How Much Did That Bad Hire Just Cost You? We’ll Tell You.
In Good to Great, Jim Collins states, “The most important decisions that employers make are not what decisions, but who decisions.”  In an era where ...
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Blockchain, Bitcoin, EHRs – oh my!
2018 was the year of bitcoin. Over the year, prices for bitcoin hit historic highs and fell just as fast ...
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How Much Revenue Does a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Generate?
Considering an NP hire but unsure of the return on that investment?  When looking at the value-add of NPs to ...
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5 Ways TV Medical Dramas are Changing Patient’s Perceptions
In a quiet emergency room, a team of EMTs bursts through the doors with an unconscious male patient. Immediately, a ...
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Harnessing the Power of Patient-Driven Data in Healthcare
Imagine a model of healthcare that’s always available and driven by data, so you’re continuously collecting data from your body, ...
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Emotional IQ Can Make You a Better Physician
Physicians spend many years studying to become medical providers. During the course of their studies, they learn how to interpret ...
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A Checklist to Help Healthcare Organizations Streamline Credentialing
 As healthcare systems look to woo physicians and advanced practice professionals, achieving a seamless process in the credentialing department is ...
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The Hospital I Work for Just Merged: What Should I Do Now?
The rate of mergers and acquisitions in the last year is downright dizzying. Some say they are up there with ...
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Extra Incentives to Increase Your Hospital Staff’s Career Satisfaction
In today’s low unemployment market, hiring and retaining medical staff is a challenging task. For healthcare systems and hospitals, the ...
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners: Rising to Meet the Challenge
As the stigma of mental health fades, and the connection between medical care and behavioral health becomes ever more apparent, ...
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Going Out of Business: Healthcare Bankruptcies and Financial Concerns on the Rise and Growing
Last year healthcare bankruptcy filings more than tripled according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The rate of bankruptcies for companies worth ...
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7 Ways AI Is Changing Medicine As We Speak
Artificial intelligence is a topic that should interest us all – as it revolutionizes the world with every second and in ...
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JP Morgan’s 2018 Conference Insights That Healthcare Organizations Should be Considering
In 1983, J.P. Morgan created Wall Street’s leading investor conference focused on healthcare. Now, 35 years later, the event is ...
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Is There a Difference in the Way Female Nurse Practitioners Are Treated?
With the recent national discussions regarding workplace gender inequality, it is crucial to evaluate all workplaces and industries in order ...
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The Impact of a Hospital Merger and Acquisitions on Personnel and Hiring
The business of medicine is dynamic and under constant revenue assault. Government and private insurance remittances are declining in the ...
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Five Critical Skills of Great Leaders: Making a Transformational Impact
When you look back and consider which leaders had the greatest influence in your life, do you seek ways to ...
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Writing Cover Letters that Count
Despite what you may think, it is a well-written cover letter – not your resume – that will single-handedly increase ...
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Planning in Uncertainty: Examining the Future of Federal Loan Repayment
For all student borrowers, including medical students, any unpredictability in addressing student loan repayment amplifies the challenges of a difficult (and sometimes ...
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Interview-Winning Medical CV Best Practices
To understand the weight a compelling Curriculum Vitae has, one must put themselves in the shoes of a prospective employer. Let’s ...
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Travel Ban Will Hit U.S. Healthcare Where it Hurts: Primary Care
Of all the people affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration from six Muslim-majority nations, one group is of particular ...
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Six Sigma: Optimizing Efficiency in Healthcare
The growing healthcare organization realized that it had a big problem. The senior leadership team needed to strengthen the organization's ...
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An Evolution of Mental Health Care – the Future of Medical Legislation in America
Historically, stigma has been associated with most mental disorders.  Until recently, accessing comprehensive mental health care may have been nearly ...
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What the Healthcare Industry Can Learn From Pokemon Go
On July 6, 2016, American software development company Niantic launched its new augmented-reality app, Pokemon Go. Within 13 hours of launch, ...
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Why Top Search Firms Command High Fees
"When I need a heart bypass, rest assured that I would not select my surgeon on the basis of what ...
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8 Tips for an Optimal Healthcare Recruiting Process
“But… Doctor Silva…” The stunned talent acquisition managers could not believe their ears.  “This is difficult for us to understand.  We ...
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Why Culture is Critically Important to Healthcare Job Seekers
As a nurse practitioner, I’m bombarded with job opportunities. If I’m not being tweeted at, emailed, or called by a ...
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What Residents Want: A Call to Residency Program Directors
The air is rife with eager anticipation as young, budding physicians prepare for making a real difference.  It’s that time ...
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The Evolution of Healthcare in the 21st Century
The ambulance is speeding towards the hospital, sirens blaring and horn yelling for cars to pull aside.  It is becoming ...
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2016 Telehealth Trends for Nurse Practitioners
The 40 years of telemedicine research coupled with the growing momentum for patient-centered care has created the perfect storm for an explosion ...
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APP to MD: Is it Right for You?
As an Advanced Practice Professional, you’ve spent years of hard work getting to this point.  Undergraduate and graduate school, board exams, ...
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How Will Mobile Technology Impact the Future of Healthcare?
A physician arriving at work is greeted by the following message: “Hi, doc. I need to cancel my appointment.  I’ve ...
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Preventing A Hospital Data Breach
If you think that cybercriminals are only interested in hijacking credit card data from big retailers or taking down government ...
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Common Roadblocks for Physician Employment Contracts
Some physicians have a hard time grasping the concept of principled negotiations.  They see a negotiation as a battle rather ...
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Agents Of Change: How Nurse Practitioners Can Be The Difference
The end of open enrollment in 2014 saw 15 million Americans who were previously uninsured obtain coverage thanks to the ...
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6 Ways Telehealth Will Change Healthcare
The Telehealth revolution has begun.  Very simply, it is the delivery of clinical diagnosis, consultation, education, and the treatment and monitoring of ...
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Why Nurse Practitioners Have the Best Job in America
Few jobs offer great pay and a sense of deep personal and professional satisfaction – as well as nearly infinite job ...
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Want a Great NP? Look for These 3 Qualities
By definition, nurse practitioners (NPs) are advanced healthcare professionals who possess top-notch assessment skills and can diagnose and treat a wide variety ...
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Ten Rules to Make Your Resignation a Resounding Success
You have just received that long-awaited phone call of congratulations, making your new job offer official. Your work is about ...
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Funding for Physician Training: Behind the Times?
The Affordable Care Act, or better known as Obamacare, is expected to increase patient demand for medical service. Originally signed ...
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4 Strategies for Recruiting Physicians to Rural Practices
Health professions workforce shortages are exacerbated in rural areas, where communities struggle to attract and keep well-trained clinicians. In the ...
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Finding A Job After Residency: A 12 Month Guide
In the words of Winston Churchill, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the ...
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Healthcare Recruiting and Accountable Care Organizations
With the current transition facing the healthcare industry based on the influence of the affordable care act, the need for ...
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Certificates of Added Qualifications for PAs
Since the Physician Assistant program began in the mid-1960’s at Duke University, the options for specialization have ranged across primary care, surgical, ...
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Metrics-Driven Healthcare
Healthcare providers of today are facing operational challenges unlike any they have encountered before as sweeping healthcare reform initiatives are ...
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Ideal Physician Candidate Has Accepted Your Job: Now What?
A deal has finally been made. After months of detailed discussions and interviews, the candidate that you were determined to ...
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The Impact of Nurse Practitioner Legislation on Your Organization
As most medical practices are aware, there is a dynamic shift taking place in the landscape of service providers. Nurse ...
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Using Technology To Recruit Medical Millennials
A study conducted by the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation found that 75% of the workforce will be dominated by ...
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Healthcare Reimbursement Based On Quality Outcomes
Necessary. Life-saving. Wellness. All terminology and codes for health care sought by consumers and covered by insurers. Medical jargon and ...
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Healthcare Recruitment Agency: The Advantages
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it." In the healthcare industry, these words ...
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