Inspiring Healthcare Professionals: 10 Can’t Miss TED Talks

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As a busy healthcare professional, it’s likely a challenge to stay informed and further your professional growth and development. The good news is many healthcare professionals have put together memorable TED Talks about healthcare access, innovation, and best practices. They’re free online from any device and each is typically under 20 minutes long. Here are… Read more »

Healthcare Professionals: Here Are 6 Ways to Deal with Difficult Patients

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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 »

What is a Locum Tenens and Why Should I be One?

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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 »

Best Social Media Practices for Healthcare Professionals

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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 »

5 Essential Qualities of the Best Physicians

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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 »

5 Reasons Nurses Should Consider Working the Night Shift

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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 »

3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Improve Their Bedside Manner

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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 »

New Year, New Job, New City: The Benefits of Being a Traveling Healthcare Pro

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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 »

4 Advantages to Working with a Healthcare Recruiter

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Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, the demand for healthcare professionals was at an all-time high. One of the main reasons is that as Baby Boomers age, they require more medical attention. And the Generation X population is right behind them. After a year of the pandemic, doctors, RN’s, nurse practitioners, technicians, physician assistants, and medical… Read more »

Tips for Healthcare Professionals to Stay Healthy all Winter Long

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In most parts of the country, winter weather has arrived. But in addition to the usual seasonal health concerns, we’re also in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. And for doctors, nurses, hospital workers, and private practice staff, that complicates everything in terms of staying healthy. Physically, AND mentally. While a career in healthcare is… Read more »