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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In the healthcare industry, negotiating a raise can be difficult due to many healthcare jobs having specific salaries. Healthcare organizations also have tight budgets to manage, so negotiating for a higher amount can make anyone nervous. With the right know-how you can confidently and successfully negotiate a raise in healthcare.

 

If you feel that you're not being adequately compensated for the work ...

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The healthcare industry offers plenty of great career options in non-clinical roles. Here are some possibilities to consider:

Medical Assistant: Medical offices that appear to you to run like well-oiled machines often accomplish that with the important help of medical assistants. These individuals perform various tasks depending on the occupational setting, although most work in physicians' offices. Tasks include work ...

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Millions of job seekers still can't find work. Some businesses remain slow to fill their openings, awaiting the ideal candidate. Many job seekers lack the skills employers require.

The plight of the unemployed also reflects an economic reality: Even in the best times, the number of job seekers is typically twice the number of job openings.

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Three funding agencies are trying to spur the development of tools and platforms to improve researchers’ ability to find, access and use the terabytes to petabytes of data biomedical research generates.

This month at the 7th Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., the National Institutes of Health, the U.K.-based Wellcome Trust, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced six finalists ...

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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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