healthcare is actually poised to become one of the most innovative fields because of its considerable capacity for growth and change, and young job seekers looking to make an impact in a transforming field need look no further.

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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 ...

Health care job growth is continuing to skyrocket in 2012, in spite of concerns about Medicare payments and slow growth in other sectors. Recruitment experts say that nurse practitioners, general practice doctors and registered nurses will continue to find new job opportunities thanks to the growing senior population, among other factors.

Healthcare Jobs for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

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Georgia could emerge as a hot spot for job seekers in the medical industry. An economic impact study conducted by Georgia State University's William Custer finds that the state accepting a Medicaid expansion offer from the federal government could create up to 70,000 jobs.

Slightly more than half of those jobs would be added by health care providers, Custer's estimates ...

Today’s physicians are subject to numerous competing pressures, rooted in both time and money, perhaps to an extent they’ve never experienced before. Medical Economics consulted doctors and healthcare experts to explore the push-pull of four ethical, financial, and logistical dilemmas that doctors must navigate in 2014--and beyond.

Consider the trends. Patients newly insured through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some ...

The rise of transformative technologies from electronic medical records to wearables is quickly making mobile devices a very real part of the healthcare journey.

Ninety percent of Americans now own a mobile device, and they spend an average of 43 minutes per month on those devices, compared with just 22 minutes at an average doctor’s visit. Mobile devices make information ...

Q:I am finishing residency in June and have a few job offers to consider. What should I look for besides a competitive salary?

A: Most new physicians join a practice without first giving it a thorough "history and physical exam." Asking pertinent questions will help you avoid joining the wrong practice, and knowing your rights in the practice ahead of ...

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