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Looking for more healthcare news, insights, stories, and academic advice? Head over to our Madison School of Healthcare blog and see all we have to offer!

Which Healthcare Career is Right for You?

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 31 March 2021. Posted in Healthcare

Healthcare worker using microscope

If you’re looking for a rewarding new career that’s in-demand, a job in the healthcare industry could be the perfect next step for you. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that, by 2029, the industry as a whole will have added 2.4 million new jobs — meaning there’s a lot of opportunity for those new to the field to start a career in the field! But which healthcare job is the best fit for you? Here’s what you should know to help you decide.

What Does an Occupational Therapy Aide Do?

Written by Ashworth College on Friday, 05 March 2021. Posted in Career, Healthcare

Person doing physical therapy

Occupational therapy aides work with occupational therapists to help patients recover, improve, and maintain the skills they need for daily living and working. If you’re someone who enjoys helping others and want to pursue a career that’s in-demand, this could be the job for you! Here’s what you need to know about becoming an occupational therapy aide.

The Future of Healthcare Careers

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 11 February 2021. Posted in Healthcare

Medical person preparing vaccine

Jobs in healthcare have, for the most part, always been in high demand — from behind-the-scenes administrative positions to direct patient-care roles. But the pandemic has especially impacted the need for those jobs and how healthcare works in general. What does that mean for the future of healthcare jobs? Here’s what you should know.

How Can I Become a Physical Therapy Aide?

Written by Autumn Granza on Thursday, 17 September 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Physical therapy equipment.

To start a career as a physical therapy aide you need a high school diploma or equivalent and on-the-job-training. This is an entry-level position, and those interested in the field should be detail oriented and have interpersonal skills.

What are Electronic Medical Records?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 02 September 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Inside a medical office.

Electronic medical records (EMR), also known as electronic health records (EHR), are a digital collection of a patient's medical and health history, usually stored on a computer or electronic device.

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