If you are looking to enter the healthcare industry, you need more than just admissions requirements and step-by-step guides. You need to catch up on what’s happening in healthcare and that changes all the time.
The HealthcareDegree.com blog tackles topics relevant to both those joining the healthcare field and those already working within it. From updated salary figures to ongoing regulatory battles to interviews with professionals, we cover the issues that matter. Check out some of the posts below to learn more about where the healthcare industry is at right now, where it is headed, and how it all affects you.
January 13, 2021
Diagnostic molecular scientists have a variety of educational backgrounds, from bachelor’s degrees to PhDs. Entry-level jobs in this field are open to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, microbiology, medical technology, biology, or related fields.
January 7, 2021
The healthcare industry may look radically different in 2021. After a yearlong battle with the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations and healthcare professionals will begin the transition into the next normal. What lessons will carry over, and what legacy systems will be retired?
December 16, 2020
Biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs or biomeds) form part of the healthcare technology management team in a medical facility. These vital front line workers repair and perform routine maintenance on the machines used in patient care.
November 20, 2020
For a science focused on the very small, the field of microbiology is awfully large. There are 100 million times as many bacteria in Earth’s oceans as there are stars in the known universe.
November 9, 2020
While an optimistic attitude about the future is fundamental for the addiction recovery process, there are some hard realities when it comes to opiate rehabilitation, specifically when discussing heroin use.
October 27, 2020
As the number of millennial women seeking egg-freezing services has grown, the market has evolved. Egg freezing startups have appeared as alternatives to hospitals and fertility clinics, using social media to reach their audience, who are increasingly interested in taking action to boost their chances of being able to have a family at later ages.
October 20, 2020
In health technology, the margin of error is as thin as the blade of a scalpel. As the nation begins to confront its unconscious social biases, that introspection must extend to its technological developments as well.
September 10, 2020
The National Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association estimates that healthcare fraud costs the nation at least $68 billion annually or about 3 percent of the nation’s $2.26 trillion in healthcare spending.
Health Equity 101: Meet the Lactation Consultants Working to Address Racial Disparities in BreastfeedingSeptember 4, 2020
From pregnancy to childbirth and postpartum, Black mothers are at a disadvantage. This interview with expert Earlisha Killen explores what can be done.
August 13, 2020
Often, underserved populations are not covered by traditional medical or educational services, yet they still have occupational needs.