Doctors and nurses often receive most of the attention in healthcare, but behind the scenes, many other professionals work hard to provide the best patient experience possible. Medical billers and coders are particularly important, and yet, few people understand the crucial role they play.
What industry do hackers target most? Healthcare. Protecting patient information from healthcare breaches is a big problem in America. Here are some facts..
Doctors and practice managers know that their patients are on and that reviews can affect the business. Afterall, 85% of doctors say that they proactively check on reviews about themselves. That’s great but, you need to go one step further. The most important thing about on reviews isn’t mitigating the bad ones, it’s solicitation.
A new study shows just how much patients are relying on the Internet when making healthcare decisions. The sixth annual Makovsky/Kelton “Pulse of On Search” Survey interviewed 1,035 Americans and found that 61 percent lo to the web first when trying to identify symptoms of a potential disease or condition.
My friend Joe sent me this infographic on how to save on medical waste disposal. Since I deal with so many medical practices he thought it may be of interest to me (and my readers!) so I am sharing it with you today. Check it out.
This infographic I came across by the University of Cincinnati provides a few highlights on HIPAA, patient rights, medical malpractice and 5 tips to remain in compliance with the HIPAA rules.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently completed their National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report. Here are their findings as well as six ways patients can minimize their risk of contracting Healthcare-associated infections (HAI).
Infographic: This infographic by MyDocHub covers the most common signs, symptoms, and treatments for autism. Commonly referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Autism Society defines autism as “a complex developmental disability [with] signs typically appearing during early childhood and affecting a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others.”
I recently come across another infographic that focuses on the 9 habits that a nurse needs to possess in order to be effective in their job – which is perfect for anyone training to become a nurse and help change the shortage in nurses.
To meet the rising demand for healthcare services from this population, the Bureau of Labor estimates that than a million nurses will be needed within the next few years. While the nursing shortage certainly isn’t a new problem, it’s quickly shaping into one of the biggest obstacles for medical practices in the 21st century.