Tag: healthcare

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.

The Doctor Shortage – Where Are All the Doctors?

The Doctor Shortage – Where Are All the Doctors?

December 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We’re living longer these days. Our country’s population is steadily growing. And, with the passage of 2010′s Affordable Care Act, health insurance is increasingly available to Americans. While all of these facts are positive, there is a potentially concerning factor we must consider as a result: An impending shortage in family doctors.

Understanding Healthcare.gov’s Rocky Rollout

Understanding Healthcare.gov’s Rocky Rollout

December 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Galorath watched the healthcare.gov rollout difficulties, the outcries and finger pointing and decided to take a more analytical look. While it is easy to throw stones at stakeholders, this was a huge IT project and there were bound to be challenges. Could it have gone better? Sure. Were there adequate resources?

Caregiver Duties and Other Enlightening Facts About Caregivers

Caregiver Duties and Other Enlightening Facts About Caregivers

November 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Caregivers, specially those who provide long term care, also need care and support from others. Their job requires a lot of hard work, passion and determination to deliver quality care to each of their patients. More often than not, they are ignored or taken for granted. Because of this ACSIA has created an infographic to show appreciation to these untiring heroes.

Why Quality Matters: Pick Your Provider Before You Pick Your Plan

Why Quality Matters: Pick Your Provider Before You Pick Your Plan

November 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As millions of Americans consider their health care plans during open enrollment or as they take advantage of new marketplaces under the Affordable health Care Act, consumers should pick their provider before choosing a plan.

Obamacare Simplified for Children

Obamacare Simplified for Children

October 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from Hummel Marketplace breaks down the 903 pages of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, in a simple way so even a child can understand.

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act

October 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic provides a snapshot of what has happened in the years since the Affordable Care Act was conceptualized and enacted, in addition to showing how nurse practitioners are contributing to primary care.

The Affordable Care Act: 5 Tips to Aid Customer Service During Enrollment

The Affordable Care Act: 5 Tips to Aid Customer Service During Enrollment

October 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is here and in the coming months, 45 million US consumers will be looking for information on which plan is best for them. To get prompt answers to their many questions, will US consumers visit a health insurer’s website, call the contact center, or speak with an insurance agent? Will their questions get answered?