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The Benefits of an Advanced Nursing Degree

The Benefits of an Advanced Nursing Degree

June 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

It is common knowledge that more education can mean more benefits to your life and career. But how exactly does a bachelor’s or master’s in nursing pan out? What options are available for a nurse looking to earn a BSN or MSN? Western Governors University looks at the benefits in the following infographic.

2014 Digital Patient Journey

2014 Digital Patient Journey

June 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In today’s modern medical world, patients are beginning to take their diagnoses into their own hands and search queries. This infographic looks at the journey of a patient using the ubiquitous “Dr. Google” as part of the new normal for medicine.

The Critical Value of a Nursing Education

The Critical Value of a Nursing Education

June 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The value of education in nursing has never been higher. According to a new study, higher education for nurses could mean the difference between life and death. Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the healthcare industry, with over 500,000 new jobs to be created by 2018. Since nurses already make up the majority of the industry, that’s a lot of growth.

Types of Long Term Care and Where to Get Them

Types of Long Term Care and Where to Get Them

June 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Before you reach your retirement age, preparations should be done early so you’ll have nothing to worry when the time comes. In the following infographic from ACSIA, acquaint yourself with the types of long term care services to be able to have the perfect plan for your future needs.

Senior Health: Aging Gracefully With Quality Care

Senior Health: Aging Gracefully With Quality Care

June 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

13% of our population is now over the age of 65, therefore senior health care services are more important than ever. This infographic by Avamere illustrates the most prevalent diseases to be aware of as you age with interesting statistics on everyday activities that can become a burden.

The Rise of the Nurse Practitioner

The Rise of the Nurse Practitioner

May 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The demand for nurse practitioners is slated to double by 2020. This infographic from takes a look at how this career officially got started in the 60′s, rapidly growing popularity through the present. It also takes a look at some statistics behind the profession and what it takes to pursue such a career choice.

The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist in the Healthcare Ecosystem

The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist in the Healthcare Ecosystem

April 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Physicians, insurers, pharmacists and other players in the patient care arena are shifting roles and forming more collaborative, coordinated networks to fill the gaps in care and reduce practice redundancies. This infographic from Parata Systems examines the traditional model of healthcare and how the problems and gaps have created opportunities for pharmacists to leverage technology to fill those gaps.

Hospitals Must Look to the Cloud: Meeting Healthcare Mandates

Hospitals Must Look to the Cloud: Meeting Healthcare Mandates

April 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Now that healthcare in America is evolving as rapidly as technology, hospitals are expected to transform their archaic IT systems to meet reform requirements or face significant penalties from the government. Add to the mix a lack of skilled IT workers and an operating system that is already functioning at a loss, and the next few years look very grim. How can hospitals meet the mandates and recover their cumbersome IT systems?

Informatics: Combining Nursing Skills with Information Technology

Informatics: Combining Nursing Skills with Information Technology

April 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Nursing informatics is a rapidly growing sector of the healthcare industry. To learn more about this subject, check out the following infographic presented by NursingSchoolHub.com.

Are Robot Doctors in Your Future?

Are Robot Doctors in Your Future?

April 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

10,000 years ago, primitive doctors bored holes in the head to cure patients. Now the “brains” of a computer are saving lives and preventing disease. So what’s next? BestMedicalDegrees.com takes a look at robot doctors as a possibility for the future.

Out of Your Pocket

Out of Your Pocket

March 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Avoid big medical bills. Before choosing a health plan, ask the health insurance company if your doctor is in the plan’s network. Providers who participate with your health plan are part of the plan’s “network.” You typically pay more for medical services by out-of-network doctors and pay less for treatments by in-network providers.

Five Disgusting Medical Jobs

Five Disgusting Medical Jobs

March 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Ever wonder what some of the most disgusting medical jobs are? Check out the following infographic by TopMastersinHealthcare.com to learn about five of the most disgusting medical jobs out there.

Is History Repeating Itself with Obamacare?

Is History Repeating Itself with Obamacare?

February 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The news has been abuzz with updates and debates surrounding Obamacare. However, many of these discussions seem oddly familiar to many of our older citizens. Surprisingly, Social Security and Medicare both faced strict opposition in their fledgling days. Now, however, they are some of the most popular programs around.

The Nursing Code

The Nursing Code

February 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Being in the hospital is never fun, but it can be made better by knowing how to interact with your nurse. Check out the following infographic to earn about the nursing code and what to expect from your nurse and how to help them help you.