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Health and Family Is in Her Hands: Support Working Mothers in Your Healthcare Facility

It’s no secret that being a mom is a tough job on its own. Working moms are an entirely different type of superhero! Did you know that at least 76% of the healthcare workforce consists of women, many of which are mothers? That’s more than ¾ of all healthcare workers. Here is a collection of tips you can easily incorporate at your facility to support the hard-working moms on your team. 

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Stressed doctor

10 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress can have a negative impact on both your physical and mental health if not properly treated. In honor of Stress Awareness Month, this blog is dedicated to stressing less and enjoying our personal and professional life a little more!

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Telehealth infographic

Is Telehealth the New Normal?

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, overall Telehealth adoption in the United States was slow. Overnight, our healthcare landscape shifted, and new regulations were executed. To close the gaps in care and abide by social distancing regulations, communities turned to Telehealth resources for care support.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Doctors’ Day at Your Facility or Practice

National Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30th, is just around the corner. Given the past year, it is more important than ever to recognize physicians for their hard work and dedication to your organization and their community. If you have not yet firmed up your Doctors’ Day festivities, take heart. You can implement many of the following suggestions quickly and easily, and there is something to fit everyone’s budget and bandwidth. Even if your agenda for the day has been set, some of these ideas are straightforward and fun; you may opt to add them to your existing plans.

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Michael Ednie, MD

National Hospitalist Day Physician Feature: Dr. Michael Ednie

On National Hospitalist Day, we celebrate our Hospital Medicine Physicians. Their role has proven to help reduce patients’ length of stay, hospital-acquired diseases, and treatment costs. Although patient care is the Hospitalist’s primary role, the profession was built to improve the hospital system. Responsible for internal innovation, hospitalists are often in charge of internal committees and initiatives to improve efficiency and foster collaboration between hospital departments. 

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Woman physician

Health and Family Is in Her Hands: Support Working Mothers in Your Healthcare Facility

It’s no secret that being a mom is a tough job on its own. Working moms are an entirely different type of superhero! Did you know that at least 76% of the healthcare workforce consists of women, many of which are mothers? That’s more than ¾ of all healthcare workers. Here is a collection of tips you can easily incorporate at your facility to support the hard-working moms on your team. 

Read More »
Stressed doctor

10 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress can have a negative impact on both your physical and mental health if not properly treated. In honor of Stress Awareness Month, this blog is dedicated to stressing less and enjoying our personal and professional life a little more!

Read More »
Telehealth infographic

Is Telehealth the New Normal?

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, overall Telehealth adoption in the United States was slow. Overnight, our healthcare landscape shifted, and new regulations were executed. To close the gaps in care and abide by social distancing regulations, communities turned to Telehealth resources for care support.

Read More »
Stethoscope with a red carnation

10 Ways to Celebrate Doctors’ Day at Your Facility or Practice

National Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30th, is just around the corner. Given the past year, it is more important than ever to recognize physicians for their hard work and dedication to your organization and their community. If you have not yet firmed up your Doctors’ Day festivities, take heart. You can implement many of the following suggestions quickly and easily, and there is something to fit everyone’s budget and bandwidth. Even if your agenda for the day has been set, some of these ideas are straightforward and fun; you may opt to add them to your existing plans.

Read More »
Michael Ednie, MD

National Hospitalist Day Physician Feature: Dr. Michael Ednie

On National Hospitalist Day, we celebrate our Hospital Medicine Physicians. Their role has proven to help reduce patients’ length of stay, hospital-acquired diseases, and treatment costs. Although patient care is the Hospitalist’s primary role, the profession was built to improve the hospital system. Responsible for internal innovation, hospitalists are often in charge of internal committees and initiatives to improve efficiency and foster collaboration between hospital departments. 

Read More »
Resilient healthcare team

Building a Resilient Team

With healthcare workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 battle, their mental health is more important than ever before. Unfortunately, the stress of the pandemic is having wide-ranging and potentially long-term behavioral health issues that do not always have easy solutions. One way to reduce the impact of these concerns, though, is for leaders to help their team become more resilient through communication and education.

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Shannon Jones, MD

National Women Physicians Day Feature: Dr. Shannon Jones

In grade school, Dr. Shannon Jones learned that half of the world lacks access to essential health care.  As a result, communities in poor and developing countries suffer from horrible diseases not found in The United States. This realization left a lasting impression on Shannon. From that point on, she knew she was destined to be a doctor to treat sick patients and enhance access to healthcare.

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