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 ...

 

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

You can't read an online jobs report without coming across a headline announcing prospected job increases in medical professions. As millions of baby boomers retire over the next decade, medical professionals are being lost as the medical system itself becomes more burdened. Try typing "Baby Boomers" and "Medical Professions" into your favorite search engine and take your pick of the ...

Two years before the Affordable Care Act became law and three years before its full implementation, a cadre of concerned professionals was already asking an important question: Who will take care of all these new patients?

Experts estimate that the additions of new workers to insurance rolls under the Affordable Care Act, increasing the need for health care specialists in ...

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