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As a physician, nurse, clinician, or other healthcare professionals, it’s inevitable that at some point, you’ll need to deal with a difficult patient. Yes, it goes with the territory, but it can be hard nonetheless. The bad news is these situations often increase the stress level in the attending healthcare staff, while also reducing productivity…. Read more »

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Let’s say a hospital or practice is down to two physicians. With the shortage of doctors in today’s market, the hiring process is taking longer than expected – yet patients still need uninterrupted care. When caseloads can’t wait for newly hired doctors to come on board, many hospitals, clinics or practices fill the gap with… Read more »

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As a physician, nurse, or other healthcare provider, social media can be a very powerful health resource. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter have proved to be an effective means for professional and patient engagement. In fact, over 40% of consumers use social media to help make health-related decisions, and 60% of doctors are… Read more »

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All doctors are not created equal – and that holds true for how they’re perceived by their patients. While the obvious statement is that a good physician should be concerned about their patients’ health and wellbeing, there are many qualities that enable a doctor to be viewed as one of the best. So what makes… Read more »

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Let’s face it; if you’re a nurse, working nights can be challenging – especially for those who haven’t experienced what it means to work while everyone else sleeps. But did you know there are a lot of benefits to working the night shift? In fact, many nurses and healthcare professionals prefer burning the midnight oil… Read more »

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Whether you’re a physician, RN, NP, PA, or any other healthcare practitioner who deals with patients, a good bedside manner is an important skill to have. The ability to convey genuine concern and interest in a patient is an integral and inseparable part of the medical communications process. How a patient is dealt with can… Read more »

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As 2020 turns into 2021, many healthcare workers are suffering from burnout, cabin fever, anxiety, and low morale. Face it, as a health professional, loving what you do is important. But shouldn’t you also love where you do it? Many medical professionals are taking an out-of-state job placement – allowing them to love their work… Read more »

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If you’re a doctor, RN, nurse practitioner, or other medical professional looking for a great reading list for 2021, we’ve got you covered. Reading books is one of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to expand your professional knowledge while you unwind away from the hospital, clinic, or practice. It’s also a great way to… Read more »

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World Health Day has been celebrated each year since 1948 on April 7th. The World Health Organization promotes this celebration yearly to promote awareness of health concerns. If we learned anything in the last year is that most of us take our health for granted. Whether you are recovering from COVID-19, or managed to avoid… Read more »

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Being a doctor, nurse, physician assistant, technician, or other healthcare professional means you can never stop learning. And for busy healthcare workers, podcasts offer a way to go online and gain the latest insights on a variety of medical topics – quickly and from the comfort of your home, car, or workplace. Podcasts are certainly… Read more »