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The Health 202: How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health Care

While the government shutdown is over (for now), Paige Cunningham from The Washington Post explains the repercussions a government shutdown could have on your healthcare. In the article Cunningham writes, “The effects of a shutdown — especially if it continues — on the federal workforce, and Americans by extension, are real”. In the article, Cunningham…

Health Care Jobs Abound. Here’s How to Tap Into the Hot Job Market

The healthcare industry in America is growing rapidly. This growth is leading to a plethora of employment opportunities within the industry. In an article from U.S. News & World Report, author Rebecca Koenig writes, “The healthcare industry is booming. Employment in the field is expected to grow 18 percent by 2026, according to the Bureau…

The Future Is Bright For Technology and Healthcare

Patients lives are being transformed by the technology the healthcare industry is adapting. In an article from Healio, James Mault, MD, FACS, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Qualcomm Life, says “Everything else in our daily lives has been disrupted by this communication and computing revolution, but not health care. We didn’t see…

Healthcare and IT’s Future

The healthcare industry is currently being reshaped by advanced technology such as the Internet of Things and data analytics. What can healthcare professionals do now to prepare for the future of the industry? In an article from The Enterprisers Project, author Minda Zetlin writes, “Many emerging technologies, such as IoT and analytics, have the potential…

Paving The Way To a Patient-Centered Approach in Health Care

The digital revolution has transformed the healthcare industry, creating a new experience for patients and doctors alike.   In an article from Stat News, author Marc Boutin writes, “How we experience disease and how we choose to be treated for it differ from person to person. For a young mom with cancer, longevity may be…

Virtual Reality is Healing Healthcare in America

The future of healthcare in America remains uncertain as different policies and regulations are being sorted out. However, new technology and virtual reality could play an important role in the future of healthcare. In an article from Fortune, author Jay Samit writes, “ People over the age of 65 will soon make up 55% of…

How is Technology Revolutionizing Health Care Administration As We Know It?

The driving force in healthcare and modern medicine is undoubtedly today’s technology. Healthcare administration is evolving right before our eyes, so health-care organizations should start preparing. In an article from FossBytes, author Larry Alton writes, “Reliance on administrative technology has become mainstream practice in major hospitals and specialty clinics that understand how it can streamline…

The Healthcare Skills Gap May Work to Your Advantage

The healthcare industry is experiencing a lack of qualified professionals to fill positions. In response, the industry is changing the way education is provided to those looking to land a job. How can the skills gap work to your advantage? In an article from Health Tech Zone, author Mandi Nowitz writes, “Many Baby Boomer health…

How to Cope With Health Care Costs in Retirement

You are probably underestimating how much you will spend on health care during retirement. Health care costs are one of the biggest expenses during retirement (this rarely includes visits to the eye doctor or dentist). Start preparing today! In an article from CBS News, author Steve Vernon writes, “Medical expenses represent one item in retirees’…

Virtual Reality Is a Growing Reality In Health Care

The healthcare industry is aiming to use artificial intelligence and virtual reality to help patients. Patients playing video games to improve their health may soon come to a hospital near you. In an article from Forbes, author Bruce Y. Lee writes, “while there isn’t yet a “rush” to develop video games for health (certainly compared…

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