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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 for Disease Control and Prevention on April 24, 2019. The largest outbreak is documented in New…
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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 entry, and information technology (IT) are among the BPO expertise. But along with its continued expansion…
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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 Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) releases lists of recently authorized products annually, ranging…
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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 make or break patient care. Position titles that typically fall under hospital management…
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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…