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It’s time to think differently about access
Success Requires More Than Operational Change Healthcare leaders can no longer look at access the way they have in the past, especially in a post-COVID-19 environment. Solving the patient access problem for the long term requires more than operational change. Leadership and governance structures that support a culture of access are necessary for success. Access
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A message from CardioSolution Co-Founder, Perrin Peacock
Thank you for your commitment to providing life-saving care, despite the risks. I hope you are safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. I wanted to take a moment to let you all know that COVID-19 isn’t stopping us. In fact, the need is even greater now and we are blessed to be growing, but we remain
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avoiding malpractice
5 ways to prevent a malpractice lawsuit
Each year, 1 in 14 physicians will face a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice can take many forms: a poor outcome during a procedure, an incorrect diagnosis, or even a mistake made in the patient’s record. While more than 90% of suits are settled outside of court, most with no payment to the plaintiff, those
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Elevating your career as a Cath Lab Rad Tech
Radiologic Technologists, or Rad Techs, come in behind physicians and nurses as the third largest group of healthcare professionals in the country. They are responsible for assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury by creating images of patients using imaging equipment such as MRI, x-ray, or CT. In the Cath Lab, Rad
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What is the Uniform Application?
As telemedicine gains traction and locum tenens work becomes more popular, more and more physicians are applying for and maintaining multiple state medical licenses. While that used to require a substantial effort, there are now different application options available to help ease the burden, the Uniform Application for Licensure (UA) being one of them. The
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Educational options for a career in nursing
Deciding on a degree program to pursue a career in nursing can be as challenging as the job itself. There are many paths you can take, and each has its benefits and drawbacks. So how do you know which to choose? In this article, we will take you through the education options that you have
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Understanding the FCVS application process
The FCVS is a major—and in many cases even essential—part of the physician licensing process. Once you’ve got a good grasp on what it is and what it’s for, you can determine the best course of action based on your professional goals. If you’ve decided to apply, you’ll need to submit your Affidavit & Release
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Updates to the Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact
Update: As of January 1, 2020, Alabama has joined the NLC and is issuing licenses. Additionally, New Jersey has passed NLC legislation and implementation is pending. For nearly 20 years, the Nursing Licensure Compact has been operational, allowing nurses to provide care across state lines without having to apply for multiple licenses. As of July
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An introduction to the FCVS
If you are a physician or working in the healthcare field, you have probably heard of the FCVS. It is a quick and easy way for physicians to consolidate important professional information into a single location. What is the FCVS? The Federation Credentials Verification Service, or FCVS, serves as a lifetime repository for all of
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Shortage of physicians expected by the year 2032
According to a new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), there could be a shortage of 46,900 to 121,900 physicians by the year 2032. For specialty care specifically, the shortage is estimated to be between 24,800 and 65,800, making up about half of the total across all physicians. Major contributing factors As we
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ehr and physician burnout
How to ensure a smooth transition out of private practice
In recent years, surveys have shown that physicians are starting to migrate away from independent practice in favor of hospital or medical group employment. In fact, according to the American Medical Association, physician practice ownership dropped below 50% for the first time in 2016. When asked about their top reasons for choosing employment over private
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The costly impact of losing a physician
Having a physician vacancy is no longer a viable option for healthcare organizations, yet many hospitals find themselves facing gaps in coverage and are paying the price. Last year, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) offered updated projections on future physician supply and demand. Based on new data, the physician shortage is now estimated to
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