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Image credit   There has been a severe shortage of nurses in the USA since 2012, and it worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Hospital Association has estimated that they need to hire 200,000 nurses a year to meet the rising demand. There are a lot of reasons for this shortage, some of them are being burned out from work because of being overworked and this is one of the main reasons that nurses leave their...
Image credit   In the US healthcare space, there are several ways a patient can be taken care of. And in celebration of National Home Care and Hospice Month, let’s look into the three home-based care that nurses can consider for their careers: Home Health, Palliative and Hospice.   Home Health is straightforward care delivered at the patient's home. However, before a patient can even be cared for at home, there...
Image credit   The healthcare industry has been lacking employees for the past years and is in dire need of workers to be able to cope up with the jobs needed to be worked with. There are a variety of jobs available within the industry and are very in demand for employees. Certain facts and factors are needed for you to determine if the job available is good for you. Below are few examples for these: Clientele served by...
Image credit   One of the qualities people want nowadays with their career is flexibility. Not only to be on top of their schedule or deliverables but taking into account other aspects of their lives such as work-life balance, spending more time with family or diversifying their jobs in order to gain more skills. In the nursing world, there are two options for a nurse to get this flexibility, that is per diem and travel...
Photo credit   Artificial Intelligence has existed for a while now but its most recent advancements have been truly impactful to the world. Before, only a handful of individuals were involved in artificial intelligence. Now, there are more and more people helping in its development, and more and more users are patronizing the different AI tools available online. AI tools are now available across industries with a wide range of...
Image credit   Every June, pride month is celebrated. This is the time that the LGBTQ+ community is favored and have parades and parties celebrated in recognizing their growing community. This is where they showcase their rainbow of colors signifying their colorful lives. Though most countries have accepted this community, there are still countries and laws that make the LGBTQ+ community worry about their safety and lives....
Photo credit   In 2023, there are still remaining trends that came off from the whirlwind of changes in the landscape of the workforce in the past years. Experts have gathered what remains to be still the demand of the majority of workers and that have employers may need to continue to be cognizant of them: Schedule flexibility – a high number of nurses who have been in contracts would opt to be in a permanent...
Photo credit   We are all motivated by nature. And with this character embedded in our systems, most of us may be prompted into having more jobs than the usual person to cope up with our bills. These side jobs are called “Side Hustle”. Most of our healthcare professionals tend to have one or more of them. Though side hustles add to a person’s busyness, they can also make life more fulfilling for them, help...
Photo credit   Artificial Intelligence or also known as AI is a term used to describe the use of machine-learning algorithms and software to mimic human cognition in the analysis, presentation, and comprehension of complex medic and healthcare data. AI specifically has the ability of computer algorithms to approximate conclusions based solely on data inputted in them. The emergence of AI being used in healthcare has been...
Photo credit   In any organization, strong leadership is truly vital to ensure the company's stability and growth. In this challenging time for all businesses, it is very important to ensure that there are layers of leadership who understand the vision, strategy and operations of the business. And before we can even go further into their capability, it is important to note important qualities a healthcare leader must possess:...
Photo credit   The COVID-19 pandemic showed our nation how vulnerable our healthcare is. It also showed us that Mental Health conditions are a sort of a comorbidity in our healthcare professionals. Because of the pandemic, a lot of people are afraid to go out of their houses, especially to hospitals or clinics for their periodic check-ups. That’s why Telehealth became popular in those dangerous times. Telehealth, a...
Photo credit   In honor of the recently celebrated Healthcare HR Professionals week, we would like to focus on the importance of human resource management in healthcare. Healthcare is an industry that focuses on addressing health concerns. Everyone plays a very important role from interns, back office support and administration, the food and safety, facility crew, to the technicians, nurses, to the physicians and up to...