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The U.S. Nursing Boom is Just Getting Started

Original post on: https://finance.yahoo.com By: Melody Hahm, Senior Writer The unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 1969. Friday’s jobs report shows that health care, along with business services, transportation and warehousing jobs, fueled the country’s job growth. Health care employment rose by 26,000 in September, though the bulk of those jobs came from ambulatory health…
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Helping Health Care Workers Avoid Burnout

Original post on: Harvard Business Review https://hbr.org By: Deirdre E. Mylod and Thomas H. Lee, MD To make progress against knotty problems, break them down — dissect the causes and analyze their impact on different groups. That analysis inevitably leads away from dubious “magic bullet” solutions and toward multiple, targeted interventions that are more likely to be…
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Unprecedented Collaboration to Eliminate Infection and Illness Caused by Contaminated Surfaces in Healthcare Environments

Original post: Infection Control Today https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com By: Matthew Hardwick, PhD; Debra Harris, PhD; Linda Lybert; and Amber Mitchell, DrPH, MPH, CPH In a world full of conflict and complexity, we seek solidarity and simplicity. In an age of globalization of travel and medical tourism, we need the delivery of healthcare to make common sense for all…
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27 ways to positively affect healthcare

Original post at: Becker’s Hospital Review  https://www.beckershospitalreview.com Written by Kelly Gooch Amid industry changes and an uncertain political climate, people seek to make positive changes in healthcare. However, they may not always know how to do so. Fortunately, there are many ways to make a difference. Becker’s tapped 13 industry leaders for 27 ideas on how hospital…
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Payers Play Crucial Role in Healthcare Quality Transparency

Original post at: Health Payer Intelligence https://healthpayerintelligence.com By: Thomas Beaton Healthcare groups stressed the importance of payer participation in new efforts to expand quality transparency to improve patient safety and lower costs. Payers will need to take the lead in being transparent about healthcare quality and costs in order to improve patient safety and reduce unnecessary spending,…
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What Does It Take to Develop a VR Solution in Healthcare

Original post on: Digital Health By: Marta Hlova Technology is changing the face of healthcare as we know it. Virtual and Augmented Reality that once were associated only with game and film industries are now becoming a real game-changer in healthcare. Gone are the days when students practiced on real patients. Today, VR and AR solutions…
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Walgreens partners with a new blood-testing firm

Original post on:  Crain’s Chicago Business By: Brigid Sweeney The Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy giant is partnering with LabCorp to open 600 blood-testing sites in its drugstores over the next four years. Sixteen months after Walgreens Boots Alliance concluded a disastrous relationship with Theranos, the now-defunct Silicon Valley blood-testing company, the pharmacy giant has linked up…
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‘Predatory Bacteria’ Might Be Enlisted In Defense Against Antibiotic Resistance

Original post: https://www.npr.org/ By: Richard Harris It’s a bacteria-eat-bacteria world, scientists say. Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, shown here in false color, attacks common germs six times its size, then devours them from the inside out. Alfred Pasieka/Science Source Here’s a bold idea to fight back against bacteria that can’t be stopped by antibiotics: Go after them with germ-eating microbes. That…
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Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

Original post on: https://www.theverge.com By James Vincent Dataset Search could be a scientist’s best friend Google’s goal has always been to organize the world’s information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific community with a new search engine for datasets. The service, called Dataset Search,…
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Healthcare Contractors: Apps to Download while on Assignment

Original post on: https://businesstravellife.com By: Kristina Portillo CPT, MS TripIt: TripIt is a travel management app that builds and tracks your travel itinerary. The paid version ($49/ year) has many other features including flight tracking, gate change notifications, and the ability to find alternative flights. Expense Report App: There are a number of apps that provide expense reports. You…
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