Entries for 'engage-healthcare'

How Technology Advances Affect Medical Assisting Careers

Since they have one foot in clinical work and another in the administrative camp, medical assistants likely experience more healthcare changes than other workers in the field. Without trying to cause added worry, their jobs likely will get even more com...
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What Do Laboratory Assistants Do?

Laboratory assistants play an important role in the diagnosis and prevention of diseases. They can work under the guidance of a doctor, laboratory manager or technologist in a variety of medical or scientific environments, but the primary duties they pe...
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Home Health Aide Shortage Impacting Care

Not only are home health aide shortages cropping up in states across the country, in some regions, the shortages have become acute. As a result, many vulnerable older adults and patients with serious disabilities are not receiving the care they need. ...
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What Are the Best Non-Patient Focused Healthcare Jobs?

When most people think about careers in healthcare, they envision jobs caring for patients – many times in traumatic circumstances. In truth, there are a number of healthcare jobs that don’t involve any direct patient care…or, for tho...
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What a Surgical Technician Does

Who prepares the operating room, arranges operating equipment and assists surgeons during surgeries? A surgical technician, operating room technician or scrub technician? The correct answer is all three because they all are the same profession…ju...
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Can You Change Healthcare Jobs Without Going Back to School?

Sometimes, students preparing for a career in healthcare aren’t completely sure what field will ultimately be best for them. That raises a question: if they graduate from a Medical Assisting program, for example, will they be able to change their ...
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What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

Medical assistants typically work in physician offices, hospitals and healthcare facilities completing administrative duties. These tasks include recording patients’ health history and personal information, entering patient information into medica...
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What Does a Sterile Processing Technician Do?

The roles of sterile processing technicians and surgical technologists often get confused. That’s probably to be expected since there is a degree of crossover in the training each receives as well as the duties they perform. Both have a lot to do ...
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Google Glass Augments Reality in Healthcare Industry

Google Glass is poised to change the perception of the health industry like never before. The wearable computer device presents itself in the form of an optical head-mounted display, that showcases information very similar to the interface of Android sm...
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