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Posted April 24, 2015 by

5 Reasons to Pursue a Health Information Management Degree

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Pursuing a health information management degree is ideal if you are looking to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. The degree can prepare graduates to become well versed in health data management, health information services, and health information management. It is an excellent field to pursue if you like the idea of working in the healthcare industry but are not inclined to work directly with people.

Graduates are qualified to seek employment in numerous levels of healthcare and may interact with numerous other healthcare professions. Your education can lead to an excellent career, which can be far more than just a paycheck. The following five reasons are why many have chosen to pursue a health information management degree. (more…)

Posted March 02, 2015 by

Medical Assistant Career Overview – What You Need To Know

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The medical assistant career is one of the fastest of all the professions when referring to growth. There are various advantages associated with becoming such a professional and although the truth is that this is one career that is quite challenging, requiring you to have a lot of responsibility and dedication, personal and financial satisfactions are really high.

In the modern healthcare industry, the medical assistant is seen as a vital part of the system. He/she will perform a myriad of different tasks that are vital in medical offices and hospitals. You get a chance to help out the community and help out thousands of patients during your life. (more…)

Posted January 26, 2015 by

Developmental and Leadership Education Affecting Healthcare Quality

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Development and leadership education affecting healthcare quality has been highlighted as the long term solution to the healthcare problems that affect the healthcare industry both at the state level as well as the national level.

It is paramount to bring psychology into the healthcare industry. Psychology is vital in the evolving healthcare system. Psychologists are in a pole position as providers of healthcare to people with mental illnesses and other disorders such as chronic physical conditions and substance use disorders. For psychologists to provide effective services, they should be incorporated into organizational development and healthcare leadership by including them on commissions, advisory panels, coalitions and other assorted committees. They should be given appointments where their views on proper health care management can be heard at the state level. (more…)

Posted November 12, 2013 by

What is the Potential Salary for Your Entry Level Job?

When searching for an entry level job, you’ll likely want to know how much money you can earn.  The following post lists specific entry level jobs and their potential salaries.

salary In this tight economic condition that we are living in, the average salary of entry level jobs vary, depending on the category. Reality is, fresh graduates may expect a good job upon graduation. Sadly, this is not made…

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Posted October 09, 2013 by

Graduation in the Future? Look Who Has the Welcome Mat Out for Recent Grads

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The National Center for Education Statistics reported that 190,000 students graduated with a business degree during the 2010-2011 academic year. The NCES report also revealed that the top two degree fields, business and education, accounted for 51% of the degrees granted during the same period. So, who’s hiring and what sectors are the most promising? (more…)

Posted August 17, 2012 by

Nursing Resume Tips – How to Write a Nursing Resume

The healthcare industry is booming right now and it’s expected to grow exponentially over the next few decades.  According to government sources, healthcare spending in the U.S. is projected to grow to $4.1 trillion within the next six years and will account for over 20% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).  A fortunate side-effect of this projection is that the medical industry will also create over $3 million new jobs by 2020, so it’s certainly a good time to consider a career as a nurse, medical assistant, or other healthcare professional. (more…)

Posted May 09, 2012 by

Washingtonians Concerned Over Job Security Despite Improving Employment Picture

A recent report suggests that workers in Washington fear losing their jobs, even though unemployment has made a little progress.

Washingtonians remain cautious about their job security, despite steady improvement of statewide hiring trends, according to data released today in the 4th Annual Washington State Workplace Confidence Survey.

The survey, conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College, revealed that 33% of Washington workers were concerned about losing their job, similar to 2011 where 30% of respondents said they were concerned about losing their jobs.

Washington State’s unemployment rate remained flat at 8.3 percent for the months of February and March 2012. This equates to approximately 289,000 people who were unemployed and looking for work during that period, down from a peak of more than 365,000 in February 2010. (more…)

Posted January 25, 2012 by

Great Communicators Get the Health-Care Jobs, Promotions, Experts Say

There’s a bright spot in the U.S. employment picture: the health-care industry.

Health-care employers added 17,000 jobs in November, and they’ve been adding an average 27,000 jobs a month since December 2010, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report. (more…)

Posted November 28, 2011 by

What Makes Your Nursing Resume Stand Out From the Pack?

If you’re just getting your start in nursing or are a seasoned professional looking to switch jobs for the first time in years, the idea of facing competition in your job search can be quite intimidating. Fortunately, you can use your resume as a leveraging tool to give you the advantage you need.

Nurses are undoubtedly highly sought after and valued for their expertise within the health care industry, but this doesn’t mean the field isn’t competitive. What will you need to do to ensure your resume stands out from the pack? (more…)