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Photo credit   The U.S. economy has been challenged a lot last year due to inflation. Interest rates were raised several times within that year. Organizations are expected to be cautious in their spending but surprisingly there has been an increase in job hiring as of January this year. There are about 510,000 openings posted which is a 260,000 jump from last December. This brought the unemployment rate down to 3.4 percent, the...
Photo credit   The idea of work-life balance in the past is to ensure you have distinction between your personal time and work time. However, in the modern world this concept has evolved into more of how to make both work at the same time. Hence, how to integrate both of these. As both are equally important to a person. One cannot fully provide their personal needs, may it be your own gratification or responsibilities at home, if...
Photo credit   The last few years with Pandemic have taught hospitals so many things. It stretched everyone and everything in all aspects as they tried to balance and provide the right services to the people. According to Dr. Yves Duroseau, chair of emergency medicine and co-chair of disaster planning services at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. “We saw widespread burnout of staff trying to go above and beyond, every...
Photo credit   Economy is a little shaky nowadays but this will not stop people from celebrating the holiday season. According to a survey, 42% of Americans are stressing on tracking their spending for all purchases they will make this holiday season ranging from gifts to hosting gatherings.  Here are some tips on how to better manage your budget this season Identify what’s essential this season It...
Photo credit   As the end of 2022 draws near, healthcare work still needs more workers. With 4.3 million Registered Nurses in our country, there are still a lot of job openings needed to be filled out, especially if it includes other healthcare jobs. There are also a lot of issues that needs to be addressed such as: 1.       Building an adequate supply of nurses...
Photo credit   Recruitment has truly changed these days. In the past, employers retained their best talents by offering work-life balance, health insurance and retirement plans. Nowadays, there are different offerings in the table, these may include free housing, work for travel, wellness perks such as free massages or spa, and opportunity for independent practices. Employers are challenged not only to provide the best benefits...
Photo credit   Here's an article on  Final payment rules across Healthcare Industry for 2023: As the year is almost to an end, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule that includes updates and policy changes for Medicare payments under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), and other Medicare Part B issues, effective on or after January 1, 2023. This rule will take effect in the...
Photo credit   There is a special occasion that happens every year that is a special time to offer thanks and gratitude for the year that is almost about to end. That is THANKSGIVING. During this time, a lot of people put their diets on hold to splurge on the feast that is being prepared by their friends and loved ones. Many of us often forget about our health during this festive time. But, because of the pandemic, a lot of us...
Photo credit   The nurse's churn rate for the past few years has been staggering. There are a lot of factors that bring an employee to a decision to leave their organization or transition to a new profession. It could be they are looking for growth opportunities and empowerment, lack of strong leadership in their current company, and poor working environment. According to study, about 33% of nurses leave their job in the first...
Photo credit   Forbes Future of Work 50 was just recently published and it talks about important matters at hand - the evolution of work pre and post pandemic. The future of work may highlight more how work life has changed the past three years, from changes to work setup, staffing challenges and encompassing them, technology and tools that sprung to life to support in all aspects. More than these things, it is important to...
Photo credit   During the Global Health Equity Week, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) calls on its members to help support two key policy issues. First, is the telehealth flexibility to ensure we give access to care to everyone. And Second, improving maternal health. HIMSSis urging everyone to contact their policy makers - state governors and senators, to review the policies and ensure we preserve...
Photo credit   As the end of 2022 draws near, healthcare work still needs more workers. With 4.3 million Registered Nurses in our country, there are still a lot of job openings needed to be filled out, especially if it includes other healthcare jobs. There are also a lot of issues that needs to be addressed such as: 1.       Building an adequate supply of nurses...