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 ...more
In terms of the medical job search, the employment picture for healthcare professionals presents the classic “good news/bad news” scenario. The good news? Healthcare is one of the hottest industries in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts faster-than-average job growth through 2020 in disciplines ranging from physician and surgeon to medical assistants, to physical therapists and ...more
Access: It's one word that may ultimately reignite the expansion of retail medicine in 2014 and beyond. CVS Caremark has added 200 new clinics since 2011, with another 850 planned by 2017. While it’s still too soon to predict a large-scale national expansion in clinic numbers, some experts believe their calling card—convenience—should be a consideration for every medical practice in ...more
The genetic testing services provided by Counsyl help people make knowledgeable decisions about their lives. They offers three tests: Family Prep Screen, Informed Pregnancy Screen and Inherited Cancer Screen.
"We said, 'We’re gonna make the genome practical and useful for decisions, finally, after so long,'" says Ramji Srinivasan, co-founder and CEO of Counsyl.
The Family Prep Screen and Informed Pregnancy ...more
Employment opportunities in healthcare remain abundant this Fall, as reported in the most recently released national jobs numbers.
The September employment figures from the Bureau of Labors Statistics (BLS) showed an unemployment rate below 8% for the first time in nearly four years, with healthcare spurring on the growth.
Careers in healthcare continue to show promise with 44,000 additions made ...more
Every challenge is an opportunity.
And while this list of 10 challenges facing physicians seems daunting and nearly insurmountable for smaller office-based practices, many believe there is tremendous upside for primary care physicians in leading healthcare delivery in the United States in 2014 and beyond. The result could mean more autonomy; it could mean better quality of life for you ...more