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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By Paul A. Greenberg, The Times-Picayune

There are dozens of job types that fall under the heading of "Allied Health." Opportunities abound in many of the allied health professions, including respiratory therapist.

Conditions dealing with the lungs, heart and circulatory system that affect a patient's ability to breathe fall under the auspices of respiratory therapists.

A physical therapist's job is ...

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Cleveland's healthcare industry may be planting the seeds of tomorrow's jobs in the field.

Investment in medical research and innovations has nearly doubled in the Cleveland-Akron region since 2000, to reach $660 million a year, according to an analysis by Team Northeast Ohio.

That investment coincides with higher rates of patenting, licensing, startup launches and other harbingers of economic expansion. ...

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Against the backdrop of health care reform and a controversial medical device tax, medical technology companies are focusing more than ever on products that deliver cheaper, faster, more efficient patient care. They are also making inroads with U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulators to re-engineer the complex review and approval process for new medical devices.

Many in the industry have ...

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The consensus of the experts I spoke with is that jobs in the health care sector were the election’s big winners. According to Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, managing director of the Apollo Research Institute, with the full implementation of Obamacare in 2014, the need for health care professionals is expected to grow dramatically.

Based on interviews Apollo recently conducted for the forthcoming ...

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A full analysis of your practice’s demographics, along with market and industry trends, will provide information to make decisions on where to invest and grow your practice.

Knowing your most profitable products and services is key, and obtaining comprehensive data about your cost drivers will lead to lowering your financial risk. It is important to do your homework and research ...

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American hospitals and care centers are in desperate need of reform. High costs, shocking levels of hospital-acquired illness and average quality of care are leaving healthcare providers looking for modern solutions that can both lower costs and help them provide better, more attentive care for patients.

Luckily, by harnessing the power of data and analytics, we are rapidly approaching the ...

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