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US Healthcare Spending Hits Record High $3.65-trillion

by: Rey Palmares | June 18, 2019 | Healthcare
Healthcare coverage in the US is a controversial topic. Over the course of its many legislative debates, the international community has not shied away from sharing their own ideas. As a distinctive system among…
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Fun Filipino Rides: The Philippines’ Unique Forms of Transportation

by: Abigail Sabido | May 31, 2019 | Uncategorized
“It’s more fun in the Philippines” is the popular tourism slogan that showcases vibrant festivals, breathtaking destinations, and the gentle and hospitable locals. But what makes traveling to the country more fascinating are the unique forms of…
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Ebola Outbreak Resurgence in Congo

by: Abigail Sabido | May 2, 2019 | Blog
On April 30, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement regarding the situation in Ebola-stricken Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the death of WHO epidemiologist Richard Mouzoko. Dr. Mouzoko was killed by armed men on April…
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Measles Hits Record-High Since Declared Eradicated

by: Abigail Sabido | April 29, 2019 | Healthcare
At the time of writing, 695 confirmed measles cases have been recorded in 22 states in the US. This is the highest number since the infection was declared eradicated in the year 2000, says the officials of the Centers…
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How the Outsourcing Industry is Creating More Job Opportunities

by: Abigail Sabido | April 25, 2019 | Business
The business process outsourcing (BPO) has become a corporate trend in many countries. This is a process of hiring third-party service providers either for cost-reduction purposes or to address staffing shortages. Process-based services like customer care, technical support, data…
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FDA Approves 59 New Drugs

by: Abigail Sabido | March 11, 2019 | Healthcare
In 2018, the US Food and Drugs Administration approved 59 new drugs for medical use. This marks the highest record of approvals to date. This is in comparison to the 46 approvals in 2017 and 22 in 2016. The Administration’s Center for…
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Hospital Management as a Career

by: Gene Dofitas | February 8, 2019 | Business ,Healthcare
Many experienced healthcare providers choose to take their career to the next level as a hospital manager. Hospital managers’ jobs rarely involve face to face interactions with patients, yet they are directly involved in the creation of policies and systems that either…
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What You Need To Know About Ransomware

by: Chikee Tiu | December 11, 2018 | Security
Cyber attacks continue to threaten the security of businesses and organizations. One of the more detrimental types of attacks would be the infiltration of ransom malware or ransomware. As soon as ransomware infects  your system, it locks up your files and prevents…
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Reasons for Delaying Retirement in Healthcare

by: Gene Dofitas | December 6, 2018 | Business ,Healthcare
Elderly doctors are considering retirement but find it difficult to step away from their practice. This hesitation is due to concerns like financial security or workplace frustration. It is tough to finally retire because they know their services are still needed.…
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Should Medical Providers Hire Someone To Do The Billing?

by: Chikee Tiu | November 26, 2018 | Healthcare ,Xilium VMAs
Recent changes in insurance schemes and coverage are now making medical providers take on a new task in addition to their medical load — making sure they’re getting paid. Apart from the unpredictability of reimbursement schemes, medical providers still have to…