News https://healthcare.careercast.com/archives/rss.xml Archive of Networks articles en Want to Get in on the Ground Floor of Innovation? Work in Healthcare https://healthcare.careercast.com/career-news/healthcare-innovation <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Want to Get in on the Ground Floor of Innovation? Work in Healthcare</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Jeff Heenan-Jalil</div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:51</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Author Bio</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-heenan-jalil-6616b39/">Jeff Heenan-Jalil</a> is the senior vice president and global head of Health Business at <a href="http://www.wipro.com/">Wipro Limited</a>, where he is responsible for the business unit’s profit and loss, strategy and operations. Jeff has more than 22 years of global diversified experience acting as a change-agent for IT services businesses. </p> <p>Outside of Wipro, he is a board member of Digital Square, an organization that aims to empower countries to develop sustainable national digital infrastructures. In 2013, Jeff was placed among the Top 50 in the Global Telecoms Business — Power100 Rankings.</p> <p>The views expressed in this article are Jeff's, and his employer does not subscribe to the substance or veracity of Jeff's views.</p></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2018-06/healthcare-061818-article.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Healthcare Innovation" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Healthcare — a sector often perceived as slow to change and bogged down by regulation — is probably not the first industry you'd associate with innovation. But 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.</p> <p>As one of the largest industries in the United States, healthcare covers a wide breadth of services that all present opportunities for innovative solutions. Digital health media company <a href="http://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/health-20-sees-future-healthcare-innovation-collaboration">Health 2.0 points out</a> that the field has recently seen new market entrances, new business models and new applications for technology.</p> <p>These and many other factors have the potential to advance healthcare quickly and significantly, but it's up to the people behind healthcare as a whole and what steps they take. Indu Subaiya, Health 2.0's co-founder, <a href="http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/health-20-sees-future-healthcare-innovation-collaboration">comments</a>: "Ideally [healthcare innovation] responds in real time to our actions."</p> <p>With that much room for growth, the healthcare sector is hungry for young talent — and it’s not limited to traditional roles like doctors and nurses. Jobs in healthcare administration are expected to grow by <a href="https://masterpublichealth.com/what-is-health-care-administration/the-benefits-of-working-in-healthcare-administration/">22 percent</a> over the next two years, offer great monetary benefits and provide high levels of job satisfaction. For bright young people wanting to make a difference and work on the cutting edge of innovation, healthcare is an ideal place to start.</p> <p>Advancements in Healthcare</p> <p>Data and technology are helping the healthcare field push the innovation envelope. <a href="https://healthitanalytics.com/news/partners-sets-the-tone-for-artificial-intelligence-in-healthcare">Artificial intelligence</a> is one advancement allowing clinicians to perform their jobs better and more efficiently. Radiologists, for example, are using AI to process images, which then helps them diagnose patients more accurately. And the rise of machines doesn't negate the human element of healthcare. Technology streamlines certain aspects of the job, giving healthcare providers more time to connect with patients.</p> <p>Patients and other professionals are also playing a larger role in designing the healthcare systems and processes of the future. <a href="https://hbr.org/2018/03/putting-humans-at-the-center-of-health-care-innovation">Some institutions</a> are empowering patients, engineers, designers and business people to contribute to innovation programs. Outside input has helped the Helix Centre at Imperial College of London transform end-of-life care and improved the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation's clinical exam rooms, for instance.</p> <p>At the heart of these advances is collaboration, which bodes well for the innovative job-seeker without a medical degree. There is a multitude of opportunities to contribute to this field, including these four roles:</p> <p>1. Medical Assistant</p> <p>If you’re looking for more variety in your day-to-day and you’re interested in taking on some medical care duties, a medical assistant position may be a great option. This role allows you to assist physicians with things like taking patients’ blood pressure and even participate in minor procedures. This is in addition to general office tasks like updating records and helping patients schedule appointments.</p> <p>This is also a very in-demand role, expected to grow <a href="https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm">nearly 30 percent</a> between 2016 and 2026 — much faster than the average position within the healthcare industry.</p> <p>2. Medical Biller</p> <p>This role provides a great opportunity if you have an interest in math and finances. There are plenty of opportunities within the United States — demand for this job will <a href="https://www.aimseducation.edu/blog/why-start-medical-billing-and-coding-career/">grow by around 15 percent</a> by 2024. Medical billers maintain records, collect patients’ payments and help facilitate insurance claims for reimbursements.</p> <p>3. Medical Secretary</p> <p>Medical secretaries are responsible for making sure medical offices run smoothly and efficiently. It's <a href="http://work.chron.com/medical-secretary-advantages-disadvantages-job-14098.html">one of the most in-demand jobs in the country</a>, and the position handles all of the vital functions of the office. It's a great role for the organized individual who's tech-savvy enough to work with all the new platforms and devices being implemented.</p> <p>4. Occupational Therapist Aide</p> <p>Similar to a medical assistant, an occupational therapist aide helps with treatment and clerical tasks. Occupational therapists focus specifically on rehabilitative services, so the work differs in the type of patient care you’d be helping to provide.</p> <p>The key to getting hired into one of these positions is leveraging past transferrable experience. For example, previous admin experience would give you a leg up to get hired as a medical secretary, while a financial background would help you attain a job as a medical biller.</p> <p>Even if you don’t have relevant experience, you can <a href="https://www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/how-to-get-a-job-in-healthcare-without-any-experience/">apprentice</a> first. And from there, many of the roles allow for upward mobility through various certifications.</p> <p>So while it may seem like Silicon Valley-type companies are leading the way in the innovative tech space, healthcare should be seen as the new face of innovation. It's evolving rapidly, and it has huge potential to affect our everyday lives. For those want to make a difference in a transformational field, healthcare provides a wealth of opportunities.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Want%20to%20Get%20in%20on%20the%20Ground%20Floor%20of%20Innovation%3F%20Work%20in%20Healthcare&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/career-news/healthcare-innovation&amp;2=node/51827" token="GMr6Zu67TYkVlghoQ5BJMSV1uVJvkl_9vte4_fKtwgA"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:51:47 +0000 CareerCast.com 51827 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Careers in Cardiac Sonography https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/careers-cardiac-sonography <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Careers in Cardiac Sonography </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 03/18/2017 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/sonography-body-216x180.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Careers in Cardiac Sonography " typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>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.</p> <p>What you may not know are the factors fueling the demand for cardiac sonographers, the specially trained health professionals who use ultrasound technology to help detect and monitor heart disease.</p> <p>According to Ken Horton, the Chair of the Council on Cardiovascular Sonography of the American Society of Echocardiography, the cost, safety, efficiency, and portability of cardiac ultrasound in comparison to other imaging modalities are all factors fueling the demand for ultrasound testing, and therefore the demand for sonographers.</p> <p>"Ultrasound is a relatively inexpensive imaging modality that does not utilize ionizing radiation so is safer for our patients," said Horton.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nola.com/careerwise/index.ssf?/careerwise/html/articles/0313131149_cardiacsonographer.html" target="_blank">CONTINUE READING AT NOLA.COM</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Careers%20in%20Cardiac%20Sonography%20&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/careers-cardiac-sonography&amp;2=node/46730" token="gcVAwUOm4qL4O4GRsFKPPDrLSMicsPybDAqu3L6HtSU"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46730 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Long-Term Care Needs Growing With Retirement https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/long-term-care-needs-growing-retirement <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Long-Term Care Needs Growing With Retirement</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/retirement-health-care.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Long-Term Care Needs Growing With Retirement" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Long-term care is expensive! Depending on the level of care needed, the national average runs $37,000 to $80,000 a year. For most people, figuring out the best way to pay for it is one of the final pieces in the retirement puzzle. With our aging population and life-extending medical advances, these costs are likely to rise each year. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there were about 9 million Americans over 65 who needed long-term care in 2010. That number is expected to swell to 12 million by 2020.</p> <p>What does it mean to need long-term care? Most medical and insurance definitions focus on a person's inability to do daily, routine activities unassisted — known as the "activities of daily living." They include bathing, dressing, toileting, eating and transferring (moving from a bed, a chair or a vehicle with help). While it is impossible to predict which individuals will need long-term care, chances are most people will require some form of long-term care during their lifetime.</p> <p>According to the HHS Clearing House, 70 percent of people age 65 or older will require some form of long-term care either on a temporary or permanent basis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20130127/COLUMNS/301229968/1233/BUSINESS?Title=The-need-for-long-term-care" target="_blank">CONTINUE READING AT THE NEWS-JOURNAL</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Long-Term%20Care%20Needs%20Growing%20With%20Retirement&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/long-term-care-needs-growing-retirement&amp;2=node/46728" token="z1Kyz4U3X_NasHBBzqg3vUiYbn4cK0-aCeZPAIrvTg4"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46728 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Tips To Be A Great Technician https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/tips-be-great-technician <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Tips To Be A Great Technician </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-article-082514.png" width="216" height="180" alt="Tips To Be A Great Technician " typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Many people make the assumption that if they pass the JCAHPO, COA, COT, or COMT tests that they are good technicians. That might mean it would also be safe to say that the higher the certification, the better the technician.</p> <p>I do not believe that your certificate, or lack of certificate, is the true indication of what type of technician you actually are. There are so many intangibles involved in the mix. These skills are very hard to cultivate in a person, and it is very hard to evaluate whether someone might possess them during an interview.</p> <p>There are five things you must know to be a quality optometrist's technician:</p> <p>1. Histories and vision</p> <p>2. Refractometry</p> <p>3. Pupils</p> <p>4. Anterior chamber depth assessment</p> <p>5. People skills</p> <p><a href="http://optometrytimes.modernmedicine.com/optometrytimes/news/five-things-make-great-technician#sthash.cCDU1VmB.dpuf" target="_blank">CONTINUE READING AT MODERN MEDICINE</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Tips%20To%20Be%20A%20Great%20Technician%20&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/tips-be-great-technician&amp;2=node/46746" token="_FEDC-7jlDwPgFM9ec7QlRpk-SSXbEJiRWAaEWOwBQE"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46746 at https://healthcare.careercast.com 10 Tips For Cloud Computing In Healthcare https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/10-tips-cloud-computing-healthcare <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">10 Tips For Cloud Computing In Healthcare </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-article-060415.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="10 Tips For Cloud Computing In Healthcare " typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Cloud computing—the process by which data, including healthcare data, is stored, processed and distributed across a network of Internet-hosted servers rather than a local-based server or a personal computer—is becoming a more widely used term in healthcare.</p> <p>Still, many executives are confused about how cloud computing will impact their organizations.</p> <p>Don Martin, vice president and technology practice lead at healthcare consultancy Novia Strategies, says gaining this understanding is critical.</p> <p>“Developing a thorough knowledge and appreciation for both the risks and the benefits available from cloud computing will position hospital technology leaders to adopt and manage 'big data' more effectively and economically,” he says.</p> <p><a href="http://managedhealthcareexecutive.modernmedicine.com/managed-healthcare-executive/news/ten-things-healthcare-executives-should-know-about-cloud" target="_blank">READ MORE AT MODERN MEDICINE</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=10%20Tips%20For%20Cloud%20Computing%20In%20Healthcare%20&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/10-tips-cloud-computing-healthcare&amp;2=node/46763" token="hkseL3Tj6f5JTr94V6W7lAMdNxdycYZ0q4HyyZ7wti4"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46763 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Hot Jobs in HealthCare in 2012 https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/hot-jobs-healthcare-2012 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Hot Jobs in HealthCare in 2012</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-trends-216x180.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Hot Jobs in HealthCare in 2012" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>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.</p> <p><strong>Healthcare Jobs for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants</strong></p> <p>There's a growing need for doctors in community medical centers, senior-care facilities and related agencies, but not enough doctors to fill the positions. Since it takes longer for doctors to be trained and educated, many facilities are considering hiring nurse practitioners and physician assistants to help fill the shortage.</p> <p>These are hot jobs for many considering work in the health care field. The education can usually be completed in a few years after a bachelor's degree, and compensation can be substantially better than for nurses with either an associate's degree or a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. And, of course, graduating medical school students will also find a lot of options in the health care sector, since there simply won't be enough to meet the demand.</p> <p>Elder and Senior-Care Nurses and Assistants</p> <p>The strongest growth for registered nurses is in areas that are traditionally under-served by medical facilities, such as rural towns and counties. When you take into account the rapidly growing population of Americans over age 50, jobs are abundant for those considering work in geriatrics or at senior-care facilities.</p> <p>While some job experts note that nursing and nursing assistant shortages do vary by region, there is still an ongoing need for about 100,000 new nurses each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the greatest number of job opportunities will be available for those who can relocate.</p> <p><strong>Health Care Business and Support Staff</strong></p> <p>Health care in the U.S. is a business, and that means that as the government tries to cut costs and reduce payments, having business savvy will play an important part in maintaining quality medical services.</p> <p>There is a growing need for people who have experience in marketing, finance and business administration to improve operations at health-care facilities.In addition to generalists in these fields, there is a growing need for health informatics technicians and others who understand how to move the nation's health-care records into an electronic format for ease of storage and access for medical professionals.</p> <p>These types of positions can pay more than $40,000 per year and only require a post-baccalaureate certificate or an associate's degree. Other business positions may require a bachelor's degree or a master's in business administration, depending on the size of the facility.</p> <p><strong>Physical Therapists and Dental Hygienists</strong></p> <p>Not all positions that are poised for growth in 2012 are in doctor's offices or hospitals. There is a strong need for physical therapists to help patients of all ages rehabilitate injuries and recover following surgeries. Like nurse practitioner programs, a post-baccalaureate program is usually all it takes.And unlike other sectors of health care, physical therapy is a hot job simply because there is such a high demand for therapists' services.</p> <p>Considering the growth in the aging population, this demand is likely to increase in future years.Dental hygienists also can expect a large uptick in the number of job openings, with a growth of more than one-third between now and the end of the decade, and salaries that average close to $70,000 annually.</p> <p>In addition, dental hygienists have the advantage of working in dentists' offices, where the schedule is closer to 9-5 than some other health-care professions.</p> <p><strong>The Bottom Line</strong></p> <p>In spite of worries about reform and the recession, hot jobs in health care are the norm rather than the exception. Depending on your level of education, you may find that the right medical job for you is just a few years away, and could provide you the professional and financial satisfaction you want in a career.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Hot%20Jobs%20in%20HealthCare%20in%202012&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/hot-jobs-healthcare-2012&amp;2=node/46712" token="7OVSlRBiRGvWfqgGgnPbvtcxEsWBGTRLFAyeHlhYSXU"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46712 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Medicaid Expansion Could Create Jobs https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/medicaid-expansion-could-create-jobs <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Medicaid Expansion Could Create Jobs</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-jobs-022013.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Medicaid Expansion Could Create Jobs" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>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.</p> <p>Slightly more than half of those jobs would be added by health care providers, Custer's estimates show. According to the study, private hospitals might add up to 15,154 jobs, for the bulk of the 38,124 jobs added across the industry. Other physicians, home health care specialists, and diagnostics experts would also be required.</p> <p><a href="http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/02/medicaid_expansion_could_add_7.html" target="_blank">CONTINUE READING AT AL.COM</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Medicaid%20Expansion%20Could%20Create%20Jobs&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/medicaid-expansion-could-create-jobs&amp;2=node/46729" token="4NlZnKCM1ngBksI4OWJh1mvnXLN67X3waShJAnlJIn8"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46729 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Ethical Questions For Healthcare Professionals https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/ethical-questions-healthcare-professionals <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Ethical Questions For Healthcare Professionals</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-article-091614.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Ethical Questions For Healthcare Professionals" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>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.</p> <p>Consider the trends. Patients newly insured through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some with long-ignored medical needs, will be flooding the system, with slightly more than eight million people signed up by late April, according to federal officials. Medicaid eligibility also expanded in 26 states. Meanwhile, the U.S. health system is rapidly evolving. Hospitals are consolidating and building networks, many doctors are moving away from independent practice, and everyone from federal officials to the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s “Choosing Wisely” campaign are targeting ever-rising treatment costs.</p> <p><a href="http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com/medical-economics/news/4-ethical-dilemmas-facing-physicians?contextCategoryId=146#sthash.vTTLNMjc.dpuf" target="_blank">CONTINUE READING AT MODERN MEDICINE</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Ethical%20Questions%20For%20Healthcare%20Professionals&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/ethical-questions-healthcare-professionals&amp;2=node/46747" token="M8zQIRrYDLSOGGeu6OLH4k9ONwBfGjRUf4O2vwXjoIo"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46747 at https://healthcare.careercast.com The Value Of Mobile Devices For Physicians https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/value-mobile-devices-physicians <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The Value Of Mobile Devices For Physicians </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-article-062415.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="The Value Of Mobile Devices For Physicians " typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The rise of transformative technologies from electronic medical records to wearables is quickly making mobile devices a very real part of the healthcare journey.</p> <p>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 instantly available to far more people, integrating them with our daily lives more than traditional desktop computers ever did.</p> <p>Clinicians are also seeing the importance of mobile devices—not only to their patients, but as tools to help them deliver quality care in a more time and cost-efficient manner. According to a survey out of the 2015 HIMSS conference, 54% of those using mobile devices to engage with patients have seen cost-savings.</p> <p><a href="http://managedhealthcareexecutive.modernmedicine.com/managed-healthcare-executive/news/five-ways-your-physicians-should-use-mobile-devices" target="_blank">READ MORE AT MODERN MEDICINE</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=The%20Value%20Of%20Mobile%20Devices%20For%20Physicians%20&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/value-mobile-devices-physicians&amp;2=node/46764" token="bXF8RszeY1WmB4mPbl45fFcbUHK4zjG8F-o1m7sTHs0"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46764 at https://healthcare.careercast.com Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer https://healthcare.careercast.com/article/things-consider-accepting-job-offer <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/healthcare-acceptjob-216x180.jpg" width="216" height="180" alt="Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Q:I am finishing residency in June and have a few job offers to consider. What should I look for besides a competitive salary?</p> <p>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 time will help you and your employer avoid dragging each other to court in the future. <a href="http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/Medical+Economics/Things-to-consider-before-accepting-a-job-offer/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/644965?contextCategoryId=25082&amp;ref=25" target="_blank">more...</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-disqus-comments field--type-disqus-comment field--label-hidden field__item"><drupal-render-placeholder callback="Drupal\disqus\Element\Disqus::displayDisqusComments" arguments="0=Things%20to%20Consider%20Before%20Accepting%20a%20Job%20Offer&amp;1=https%3A//healthcare.careercast.com/article/things-consider-accepting-job-offer&amp;2=node/46713" token="jYQOf4cKq_V5suCu4dLy3L_8BARKgsGOzg_6YfFfrtQ"></drupal-render-placeholder></div> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:16:30 +0000 Anonymous 46713 at https://healthcare.careercast.com