Nutrition in Hospitals: The How and Why

Did you know the first vitamin, thiamine, was isolated and chemically defined in 1926? From that singular event emerged the science of nutrition and its every expanding role in human health and well-being. Let’s take a deeper look into nutrition in today’s setting, especially how it’s…


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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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Replace 6 Hospital Equipment with One Medical Computer or Tablet

Remember the days people used to walk with stereos and their arms fatigued from holding those bulky video cameras?  Now all those devices and functions fit in your pocket via your smartphone. A similar replacement, which we’re covering today, is happening in the healthcare industry thanks to…


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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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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Critical Care for Children and Teens

The pediatric intensive care unit is the hospital department used to house critically-ill newborns, children, pre-teens, teenagers and certain young adults. Because of this patient base, it has different requirements from other intensive care units like neonatal intensive care or the intensive care…


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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 Modern Hospital Waiting Rooms Provide Safety and Reduce Wait Time

No one likes waiting in waiting rooms. Especially if one is sick or has a loved one in a hospital ward. Realizing this, medical clinics and hospitals made many changes to make the experience more bearable. COVID-19 shifted these efforts, making safety the priority for patients and staff. We’ll be…


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How to Pick the Best Medical Computer for ICU

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 intensive care unit  ﹘  from its…


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Why Isn’t Family Health History Used in Patient Diagnosis?

Health in the modern world is more than just one’s personal eating and fitness habits. It’s also a matter of one’s family. People know more than ever how their genetics affect their physical and mental wellbeing.  Medical technologies like EMR unfortunately lag in applying this information in…


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Vocal Biomarkers: Can Artificial Intelligence Hear Our Impending Heart Attacks?

Treating disease from a distance. Once science-fiction, it’s becoming a reality thanks to technology. Telehealth allows patients and providers to connect with each other by phone or medical PC to discuss a patient’s problems. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) allows providers to monitor a patient’s…


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