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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 you from gaining access. Until you pay a ransom, whether it be through…
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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. There is a genuine concern for their patients’ welfare and what happens to their…
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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 worry about the amount they will receive from insurance companies. Another concern is that…
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Networking 101 for Doctors

by: Gene Dofitas | November 15, 2018 | Company ,Healthcare
Business networks are made up of direct and indirect relationships found in both social ties and economic connections. The more common example of a network is one based on business exchanges and limited to interactions directly concerning operations. A good general example of this network interaction is how a producer of a certain product has…
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Open Enrollment and the Doctor’s Role in Information Dissemination

by: Rey Palmares | October 23, 2018 | Blog ,Healthcare
Open Enrollment begins on November 1st of this year. Selecting new providers is a technical procedure that many people consider difficult and troublesome. They’ll often go to doctors to ask for advice on which plans make the most out of their money. It’s important to know how to answer this vital question. 1.   Discuss the…
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The Best Time to be a Nurse Practitioner

by: Rey Palmares | October 8, 2018 | Blog ,Business ,Healthcare
Research dating back to February 2017 has predicted an increased demand for physicians with a corresponding decrease in physician supply. The study by the Association of American Medical Colleges, entitled ‘The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2015 to 2030’, estimate the demand to range from 40,000 to 105,000 by 2030. This is…
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What is ‘Food Variety’ in a Healthy Diet?

by: Rey Palmares | September 11, 2018 | Blog
‘Food variety’ has long been advocated as the norm for healthy dieting - but the same advice may often be misinterpreted. Nutritionists and practitioners attending to patients with cardiovascular diseases are commonly at war with misconceptions of food variety? To finally clear things up, the American Heart Association (AHA) released on August 9, 2018 new…
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Overtime In Healthcare: A Danger to the Industry

by: Rey Palmares | September 7, 2018 | Blog ,Company ,Healthcare
A good number of healthcare professionals work in environments where one small mistake can be fatal. Coupled with the perennial lack of manpower and funding, you have an exhausted workforce in one of the most stressful industries. This has resulted in poorer healthcare quality and growing turnover numbers. Suffering Healthcare and High Turnovers A study…
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Are Nurse Practitioners Earning the Right Numbers?

by: Rey Palmares | August 16, 2018 | Blog ,Business ,Healthcare
The number of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in the healthcare industry are steadily growing. The specialization now caters to 760 million Americans annually. Being an NP requires years of extended study that would put their skills above those of regular nurses. As such, NPs should be well-compensated wherever they work. Albeit the numbers vary from one…
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Transitional Post-Hospital Care for Elders

by: Rey Palmares | August 1, 2018 | Blog ,Healthcare
Elderly folk hospitalized for heart failure – the most common issue in seniors – are often diagnosed with other conditions. This specific age group has the highest rate of readmission for adults and is becoming quite a problem with the aging population in the US. Research has been made to look into how post-hospital care…