Continued Chip Shortage Impact on Healthcare Medical Devices

You would think it’s more important to supply manufacturers of life-saving equipment than the latest video game console. That is not the case with vital semiconductor chips used in both industries and many more. Today we cover the chip shortage from how it’s affecting the healthcare system and…


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Top 5 Tech Jobs in Healthcare

Healthcare has become one of the basic human rights we adorn in our lives but that wasn’t always the case. With healthcare being privatized in countless places, there are options for being treated for necessities as well as accessing elevated treatments using new technologies, such as medical grade…


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4 Things to Consider When Selecting a Computer for EHR

Electronic health records (EHR), also known as electronic medical records (EMR), have had a major impact on the healthcare system. You and your healthcare IT department (HIT) know how it allows your providers to create, update, and share patients’ health records quickly. This helps immensely…


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10 Reasons to Become a Nurse

You can’t miss nurses. In fact, you’ve probably encountered them at least once in your life from the school nurse putting a band aid on your cut to waking you up after surgery to check your vitals. Along with doctors, registered nurses (RNs) are an integral part of the healthcare industry,…


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A Comprehensive History of Pathology

You give a blood sample at your doctor’s office as part of a routine. The next day, you receive an email, linking you to a webpage with detailed results of your current health including requests to seek both a cardiologist and a nutritionist. How did that simple vial of blood yield so much…


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Nursing Station: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Ever been hospitalized? Or know someone who has? Chances are you have. You’ve probably then spoken to a nurse’s station at one point. There you watched the nurses running about non-stop, performing essential and important tasks which included answering your questions and concerns. We’re covering…


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Cleaning in Hospital: Keeping Patients Safe

Do you ever think about housekeeping staff in hospitals? Probably not. The COVID-19 pandemic, though, brought many hospital departments to public attention in their heroic efforts to protect patients from the highly-contagious disease.  Hospital housekeeping is one of those departments. We cover it…


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HIPAA Guidelines & What is HIPAA Compliance [Compliance Checklist]

You know what is an easy way to save 1.5 Million dollars? Follow HIPAA’s regulations. This is the amount that companies on average are paying for each HIPAA violation. That is not including possible job loss or jail time.  So how does one avoid such eye-popping fines and penalties? What…


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An Introduction to Telehealth for Healthcare Industry

Did you recently have a doctor’s visit via a phone call or video chat? Or while in the hospital, watch as your primary provider linked up via video to a specialist thousands of miles away to discuss your case? These and many more are examples of telehealth.  Yet what exactly is this technology?…


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How Medical Grade Computers Are Used in Emergency Rooms

In the past we discussed the uses for computers in a medical healthcare facility or hospital. While we provided some solid guidelines, we didn’t address the various departments, their specialties, and unique requirements. Here we’ll be covering one of them ﹘ the emergency department or emergency…


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