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Posted January 26, 2015 by

Developmental and Leadership Education Affecting Healthcare Quality

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Healthcare. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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 June 04, 2013 by

Why People Put Off Getting Protection – The 7 Most Common Myths

Kris Miller

Kris Miller, ChFEBS, CSA, LDA

Comparing Insurable Risks
1 in 88: Major fire damage to your house¹.
1 in 47: Accident destroying your car².
7 in 10: Will end up in a Nursing home. (After age 65)

Getting started is as easy as ABC
Why Do People Buy Long Term Care Insurance?
The ABC’s
Assures you independence
Afford necessary care
Avoid dependency on others
Be sure your assets are protected.
Budget for your future
Better your medical care options
Choose where you receive care
Conserve you assets
Control your own life (more…)

Posted January 30, 2012 by

Pros and Cons of Being an Independent Contractor

W2 vs 1099 check boxesA poor economy has pushed some unemployed or underemployed Americans towards self-employment. For some, the opportunity to be their own boss may prove serendipitous, while others may find that the costs of not being an employee are unexpectedly high.

“The number of independent contractors has risen in sectors that people normally don’t associate that closely with the self-employed,” said Michelle Walker, the writer of the article, and an independent contractor herself. “Some of that increase is probably a natural result of the internet, and the growing convenience of doing business in other places besides an office. But some of it is also probably attributable to dynamics of the economy. People who are defined as ‘unemployable’ by the establishment may discover that finding their own work, through various projects, is a viable option.” But should this solution be a long-term one? CreditQ suggests that, while there are some financial advantages to being “a 1099” (particularly for those who can’t find work elsewhere), there are also drawbacks that not everyone is aware of. (more…)