The Best (and Worst) Parts of Being a Nurse 

Nursing is a demanding career. Many go into the industry bright-eyed, hoping to make a difference in the world by helping people. While nursing can be very rewarding, it requires a lot of strength.  What are the best (and worst) parts of being a nurse?   Pro: You get to help people  Many go into nursing because they feel called to help people. Nursing is a … Continue reading The Best (and Worst) Parts of Being a Nurse 

CT Jobs Abound – Do We Have an Answer to the Shortage of RT’s?

Advertisements, sign on bonuses, and robust hiring packages are the grist of the labor mill recently.  It appears that COVID-19 took a toll on more than just our patient population. Many health care practitioners retired, changed fields, and/or decided to stay home in the aftermath.  Those that remain loyal and determined find themselves working in environments with extended hours, more overtime, and severe staffing shortages. … Continue reading CT Jobs Abound – Do We Have an Answer to the Shortage of RT’s?

5 Steps to Solving Healthcare Ethical Dilemmas

Ethics play a major role in the healthcare industry. After all, you are responsible for people’s lives and their wellbeing. Every healthcare professional knows about the four pillars of medical ethics, but what do you do when you’re faced with an ethical dilemma?   A dilemma could be as small as accepting a gift or as major as making a life-altering decision. Unfortunately, ethical dilemmas do … Continue reading 5 Steps to Solving Healthcare Ethical Dilemmas

10 Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Workers

Throughout the pandemic, healthcare workers have had to put in extra time and effort due to the increased intake of patients and staffing shortages that affected every healthcare facility. Occupational burnout, while prevalent in every industry, has increased for healthcare professionals. Before the pandemic, 80% of providers reported some degree of burnout, and out of those, 64% said that the pandemic made it worse. There … Continue reading 10 Tips to Combat Burnout for Healthcare Workers

How to Decrease Anxiety During Mammograms

When you think about it, mammograms and anxiety kind of go hand in hand. For many patients the stress sets in the moment they are faced with making their annual appointment. It is understandable why patients dread their mammograms, but it does not have to be as bad as they work it up to be. When we create an experience for our patients that is … Continue reading How to Decrease Anxiety During Mammograms

How to Create a LGBTQIA+ Friendly Healthcare Practice

In the last ten years, the percentage of US adults who identify as something other than heterosexual has more than doubled. How does this affect medical practices? Finding LGBTQIA+ friendly places don’t pertain only to bars and social groups, but also to making sure as a community we get the proper care we need. If you are looking to make a practice more inclusive and … Continue reading How to Create a LGBTQIA+ Friendly Healthcare Practice

Dedicated Breast CT: New Technology

One of the primary barriers to women scheduling mammograms is the discomfort – or the fear of the discomfort – from the compression required to remove overlapping tissue for a diagnostic image. Many solutions have been explored to reduce the discomfort or pain in the procedure, including allowing the patient to control the amount of compression used for imaging. In many facilities, this option is … Continue reading Dedicated Breast CT: New Technology