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What is Medical Terminology?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in Healthcare

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Medical terminology is the language used by doctors to describe the different parts and functions of the human body, like the respiratory and nervous systems. It is an essential part of any healthcare job, so whether you’re just entering your career in medicine or if you’re looking to build on what you already do, medical terminology can be a great place to start.

What is the Difference Between Healthcare Administration and Management?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 05 August 2020. Posted in Healthcare

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While both roles ensure the smooth operation of healthcare facilities, healthcare management focuses on overseeing the direction of the facility and company-wide initiatives and needs. Healthcare administration focuses on individual departments, day-to-day operations, and staffing.

What Jobs Are in Healthcare Administration?

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 28 July 2020. Posted in Healthcare

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Professionals in healthcare administration may pursue a variety of career paths, including those in the human resource, facility management, marketing, and financial fields. While the day-to-day duties as a healthcare administrator may vary, the goal of their role remains the same: to ensure the health system they work in runs smoothly.

What is Healthcare Management?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 01 July 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Women working on computer.

Healthcare management is the overall management of health systems. Healthcare managers oversee the business side of care. Without a working healthcare management system, facilities would not be able to operate effectively.

What Does a Home Health Aide Do (Pay, Job Outlook, and Certification)

Written by Des Sinkevich on Monday, 15 June 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Woman taking care of a patient.

Home health aides (HHA) assist patients with day to day tasks. Aides lend a helping hand when it comes to maintaining a patient’s household, buying groceries, running errands, and preparing meals. Additionally, aides may help patients with dressing, grooming, and bathing. They work to ensure their patients are comfortable and cared for. With an increased demand for HHAs, it could be the perfect time to start a new job in the field. Here’s what you need to know about what a home health aide does, how to become one, and how much you can make.

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