Health care is many things: from the creation of intricate devices that measure health-related metrics to age-appropriate rehabilitative activities in senior citizen centers. "By the numbers" the largest health care roles are related to skilled nursing, counseling of some form, and those providing care as medical doctors. Many health care roles are lucrative, filled with . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Pixabay, public domain. The health care industry is the fastest-growing industry in the United States. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects health care job opportunities to increase by 19 percent over just a decade, adding more than two million jobs. Given the positive job outlook, it’s no wonder . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is healthcare informatics? According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, it is the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management, and planning. Health informatics technology includes the electronics and information technology used during the course of patient care. A practice also . . .
IMAGE SOURCE As the need for healthcare rises, there will be a rise in job openings for pharmacy technicians, medical secretaries, dental assistants, lab technicians, and imaging technicians. One example is that by 2020, the U.S. government predicts a shortage of between 800,000 and one million nurses. It stands to reason that all of the support and . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Healthcare administrators oversee medical facilities, which include being responsible for care coordination, the creation of schedules, management of finances and interacting with medical staff. These facilities include hospitals, doctor’s offices, rehabilitation centers, specialty clinics, and nursing homes. New regulations, technology advances, and an aging population have created a booming market for this . . .
Have you realized that the youngest of baby boomers are now in their 50’s? As these folks seek services in prevention or treatment, the need for employees in the field of healthcare will obviously increase. Not only are we seeing a greater need for healthcare professionals due to the aging population, we also had 7.3 . . .