All Medical & Allied Healthcare Articles
  • Telemedicine post-COVID: How to implement key lessons from the pandemic…

    Lisa Mulcahy Healthcare Administration

    As you no doubt have learned as a healthcare administrator or professional throughout the COVID-19 crisis, telemedicine is hugely beneficial when it comes to quick triage and treatment of patients at a distance. But that's not the only way you can incorporate this universal technology to help your hospital, clinics or office locations run better. New research is outlining fresh ways you can use telemedicine now and in the future to optimize how well your organization runs. Here are three areas you can focus on.

  • Podcast: Tips for hiring contractors on Upwork and Fiverr

    Jarod Carter Healthcare Administration

    Need help creating a compelling landing page or blog post? Maybe you’d like ongoing help from a virtual assistant, graphic designer, or website expert — but don’t know where to look. If the hassles of finding competent contracting help have led you to put off the search, it might be time for you to give Upwork and Fiverr a look. In this episode, Jarod Carter explain his favorite strategies for hiring contractors using Upwork and Fiverr. He shares his top tips for saving time and money as well as best practices for using these sites to outsource graphics, writing, programming, or other projects in your practice.

  • Infographic: The future of nursing homes

    Brian Wallace Healthcare Administration

    Ever since the pandemic began impacting the United States directly, countless news articles have featured an industry that isn’t usually in the spotlight — nursing homes. Our seniors are an aging population that is among the most susceptible to the impact of the pandemic and must be cared for properly. That said, many seniors have been lonely as they have been physically away from their loved ones. We’re at a critical juncture as the future of nursing homes is now before us. In what ways can nursing homes be set up for success?

  • Podcast: How to maximize word-of-mouth referrals for a cash-based practice

    Jarod Carter Healthcare Administration

    Word-of-mouth referrals can be one of the easiest, lowest-cost ways to attract new patients to a cash-based practice. While this form of marketing can often be considered quite passive, there are a number of fairly easy things you can do that will improve your results. By employing these tactics, you’ll enhance your online credibility, powerfully connect with your target customer, and dramatically increase your word-of-mouth referrals. In this podcast, Jarod Carter discusses specific strategies that will maximize your word-of-mouth referrals.

  • Infographic: Changing nursing homes from the inside out

    Brian Wallace Medical & Allied Healthcare

    After the world as we knew it shut down thanks to the pandemic, the nursing home industry was in the spotlight — and not in a good way. Nowadays, it is great to see that our elders, a vulnerable citizen population, are getting vaccinated quickly. As COVID outbreaks are now being better contained in such facilities, many will look to live in nursing homes. People making such a life adjustment will want the comforts of home. Nursing homes will likely do a good deal more when upgrading their physical appearance.

  • Healthy buildings: Construction’s answer to health crises

    Mike Floeck Construction & Building Materials

    After 12 months of living under the shadow of a global pandemic, burnout about the topic of health is spreading contagiously. If we’re not actively working to keep others healthy, however, we’re likely to experience future, large-scale outbreaks. The buildings in which we live, work and thrive can be more effective at protecting us from harm and preventing the spread of disease by incorporating intelligent design elements. Check out the infographic in this article to learn more about the features that make healthy buildings so healthy, and about the benefits they offer to those who live and work within them.

  • Infographic: 8 tips to defeat work stress

    Jennifer Chonillo Mental Healthcare

    In today’s world, work often causes us stress. Especially now, with more people working from home, it can be that much harder to stop worrying about work projects and issues and enjoy your home life. If work is starting to stress you out, you might be starting to notice some physical and health-related problems that have been caused by too much stress. You might find yourself getting more headaches, acne, or unable to sleep. This infographic includes eight ways you can use self-care to help combat work-related stress today.

  • Podcast: Making a personal passion pay off in a profitable practice

    Jarod Carter Healthcare Administration

    After finishing PT school, Chris Johnson spent a decade working as a therapist for a New York hospital in their cutting-edge sports medicine program. During that time, he also made house calls on the side and discovered he could earn as much or more money as he did at his “regular” job — but with about 10% as much work. He eventually felt he could only reach his full potential as a therapist by going out on his own, which was daunting because of the costs associated with opening a practice in New York City. But his gamble paid off, and he quickly filled his schedule with patients who valued his sports-medicine expertise.

  • These are the non-insurance perks that workers want

    Terri Williams Business Management, Services & Risk Management

    Next to salary, insurance is probably the most important perk to workers. In fact, for some employees, health insurance is more important than pay. But workers also want other, non-insurance perks as well. Some companies boast that they offer ping-pong tables and pet-friendly offices, but these benefits aren’t really that popular. So, what do workers really want? Well, it tends to vary by generation.

  • The Social Security shell game

    Dave G. Houser Civil & Government

    If you are one of the nine out of 10 individuals age 65 and older receiving monthly Social Security benefits — you are probably a bit ticked off at the paltry 1.3% increase in your monthly remittance for 2021. You and roughly 65 million other Social Security recipients have good reason to be irked at this puny perk from Uncle Sam. According to The Senior Citizens League, the sleight of hand behind it is a formula for calculating the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) that has robbed seniors of 33% of their buying power since 2010.