Thanks to media attention for the American Heart Association's "Go Red" campaign to raise awareness of heart disease in women, you may already know that heart disease is the top killer of American women each year.

What you may not know are the factors fueling the demand for cardiac sonographers, the specially trained health professionals who use ultrasound technology to ...

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Beginning a career in the health field will provide many opportunities for you to succeed.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the healthcare industry is expected to one of the fastest growing industries over the next decade, creating 28% of all new jobs in the U.S. economy with a growth rate of 33%, the equivalent of 5.7 million new jobs. ...

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Not every hospital or practice is looking to move physicians up into leadership roles, but Gibb Wingate, a senior recruiting consultant for The Delta Companies, says the good ones are.

“It’s important to a lot of doctors to have a physician’s perspective in administration,” he says. “Sadly, sometimes it can seem like two opposing sides.”

A 2010 report by PwC ...

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Deciding whether to hire a vendor to handle revenue cycle management (RCM) for your practice is a big decision. The 10 questions that follow will help you evaluate the candidates and make the best choice for your practice.

What is the cost and what do I get for that price?

The cost of revenue cycle management (RCM) services can vary ...

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Picture this: You are a hiring manager and have your whole day planned out. The job candidate is five minutes late for the scheduled interview and hasn’t called. Should you wait and risk delaying your schedule?

If you happen to be that candidate, this situation is obviously not going to be in your favor. You want to avoid raising ...

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With heavy patient loads and uncertainty surrounding health reform, it’s not surprising that many physicians occasionally feel overwhelmed or burnout. But for those looking to make a radical career change away from primary care, Physician Executive Coach Ashley Wendel, MA, CMC, PDC, says they should first consider their options.

“I think there is so much change and so much squeeze ...

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A 10-year forecast shows that personal care aides, nursing assistant and home health aides will offer the most new jobs in the sector, according to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The need for licensed practical nurses will increase 36 percent, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

To keep up with the ...

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Smile. Breathe. Stay confident. Just be yourself. These are the four key pieces of advice we’ve all heard before going into a job interview. But how do any of these tips help showcase your true personality when nerves kick in? More
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