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Lessons From 2020 and How to Learn From Them in 2021

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When you think about 2020, unprecedented challenges certainly come to mind. All industries received hard lessons, forcing business leaders to reexamine how to run a business successfully. For you as a leader, 2020 may have provided growth. However, you might have reinvented the way you think about your organization. Perhaps there will be changes that… Read more »

Interview Questions: Why Do You Want to Be a Medical Assistant?

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Why do you want to be a medical assistant? You can rest assured that this question will come up in a job or school interview. Helping others is the obvious reply for most people. However, there are many excellent reasons for becoming a medical assistant, such as variety, predictability and stability. Below are five great… Read more »

Is Phlebotomy a Good Career Choice for Me?

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Phlebotomy is collecting blood for donation or analysis at a clinical laboratory. A blood test can diagnose illness, evaluate the effectiveness of medications or determine whether a patient receives proper nutrition. Before collecting blood from a patient, as a phlebotomist, you will first introduce yourself, properly identify the patient, wash your hands, put on gloves,… Read more »

4 Ways to Eliminate Bias in the Hiring Process

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In the hiring process, bias occurs when you form an opinion about a candidate based only on a first impression or prefer one candidate over another because one seems like someone you could hang out with outside of work. A candidate’s name, picture, or even hometown can influence your decision unconsciously. Bias can affect your… Read more »

What is the Job Outlook for Medical Assistants Over the Next 10 Years?

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Medical assistants are crucial to the success of any medical facility. These professionals who work with nurses and other medical practitioners help with patient care, cleanup, preparation, and other tasks around the hospital, medical clinic, or skilled nursing facility. Due to the vital role that medical assistants fulfill, their services are in great demand. The employment growth… Read more »

Advice for a New Medical Assistant

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If you are a brand-new medical assistant, you are probably excited and nervous about your first job. It might be in a medical center, a pediatrician’s office, or an outpatient clinic. Regardless of where you begin your career, it is imperative that you start right with your new employer. The following guidance might help you… Read more »

Predictions in Health Care for 2021

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Expect multiple changes as we enter 2021. Due to the presence of COVID-19, digital and virtual technologies will expand and treat more patients virtually. Containing rising health care costs will remain a priority. There will continue to be a huge demand for nursing staff, telehealth will expand, and many health care facilities will go green. Let us take a… Read more »

How to Set Realistic Business Goals This Year

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The events of this year are unprecedented. COVID-19 and the subsequent economic crisis is challenging entrepreneurs in ways never expected, and with the active virus ravaging across the globe, there are still unforeseen challenges ahead. Planning is more vital than ever before for the ongoing success of your business. It is time to take the lessons of… Read more »

Create New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help Your Nursing Career

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As 2020 winds down, it might be time to consider your New Year’s resolutions. Although this is a great time to reflect on your past year’s professional nursing accomplishments, it is the idyllic moment to plan for the coming year. As a nurse, your goals for 2021 might include professional development, further education or volunteer work. This… Read more »

How to Show Appreciation to Your Nurses and Health Care Staff

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It is an ideal moment to show your gratitude to your nurses and health care staff members with the holidays approaching. You have many options for letting your employees know you appreciate them, from simple notes of appreciation to a full celebration at a fine restaurant. If you give it a little thought, you will find that… Read more »