Healthcare Careers

14 Highest Paying Medical Jobs with an Associate’s Degree in Healthcare

Associate’s degrees in healthcare can take graduates on a quick path to a career. The four-year degree path is not for everyone, but fortunately, you can get many medical jobs with an associate’s degree under your belt. Associate’s degrees typically only take two years to complete and can cost significantly less than bachelor’s degrees. Below […]

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Which Top Healthcare Careers Are In Demand?

Wondering which healthcare careers are in demand? Despite tough economic times, the healthcare industry continues to thrive. As the baby boomer population ages, Generation Y has children, and federal legislation increases the number of people with health insurance, the need for healthcare professionals will only increase. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the […]

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Understanding health industry

The Art of Medicine: Understanding the Ropes of the Health Industry

Practicing medicine is truly an art form. Doctors, nurses and others in the health care industry must understand a great deal about how the industry works in order to provide patients with the best care possible. An article on this subject can go on for pages and pages because there are so many issues to […]

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Advanced healthcare technologies

How Advanced Technologies are Revolutionizing Allied Health Degrees

In today’s world of HMOs and other inconveniently convenient healthcare options, many of us wonder what happened to the days where a doctor was truly “your” doctor and our healthcare needs were adequately met. Gone are the days where a doctor made house calls and knew your family by name, though the longing for this […]

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Fastest growing health careers

Top 10 Fastest Growing Allied Health Careers

According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care field is the largest industry in the United States today—employing over 13 million wage and salary workers in 2004. Of the twenty fastest growing occupations today, eight of them are in health care. It is anticipated that 20% of the new jobs created between now and […]

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Profile of a pediatrician

Profile of a Pediatrician

A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in care of children aged 17 and under. In most cases children receive the care of a pediatrician from as early as the day they are born until they turn 18 years of age. At this time the patient will begin seeing a practitioner who specializes in the […]

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Hospice Pallative Care Specialist

Working in a Hospice: Palliative Care Specialist

Dr. Elisabeth Kubler Ross, author of the book “On Death and Dying,” also considered to be the founder of the death with dignity and hospice care movement said, “There is no joy without hardship. If not for death, would we appreciate life? Those who learn to know death, rather than to fear and fight it, […]

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Allied health salaries

Allied Health Salaries: What You Should Make With A Health Care Professional Salary

Allied Health—also known as the Health Care Related Professions—is used to identify a cluster of health care professions encompassing as many as 200 different careers in health care. Currently, it is estimated that there are 5 million allied health care providers who work in more than 80 different professions. This represents approximately 60% of all […]

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Funny healthcare stories

Ten Funny Health Care Stories

Health care is often a very serious business-but once in a while, it does an allied health care professional good to laugh. In that spirit, here are ten hilarious health care stories! 1. During a patient’s two-week follow-up appointment with his cardiologist, he informed me, his doctor, that he was having trouble with one of […]

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Successful health careers

Charting a Successful Health Career

Charting a successful health career does not have to be a difficult process but it is one that can seem overwhelming in the beginning. However, the more you learn about health careers, the better prepared you will be to launch your own career in the health industry. This article will outline the process of charting […]

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