Government scrambles to deal with ACA problems

Glitches with HealthCare.gov have hampered the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been plagued by problems, and the issues with the website – HealthCare.gov – which is the main portal for people who are looking to sign up for insurance, have been among the most important of those difficulties.
According to the government’s own…

Fraud Alert!

Fraud Alert

Financial concerns are high priority for those considering colleges, it is important to stay on top of any frauds or marketing scams for financial aid!
The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a fraud alert regarding a marketing scam targeting veterans. A marketing company has created two…

Surgical techs are valuable part of operating room team

Surgical technologists have an important role to play in the operating room.

You know the moments on television hospital dramas when doctors ask for their scalpels? Ever wonder who handed it to them? It’s the surgical technologists, and they’re an extremely valuable part of any operating room team.
As a part of the health care profession, surgical technologists are…

4 ways to eliminate stress from your work day

Eliminate Stress

When you have a career in health care, stress is sometimes going to be a necessary part of your day – that’s what happens when so many people rely on you for quality care. Of course, any profession comes with a bit of stress now and then. Whether you have a job as a certified medical assistant…

‘Selfie’ named word of the year by Oxford Dictionary

The selfie has become the hottest trend in photography in recent years.

The onset of the digital age has brought with it a multitude of historic developments. Faster, more direct communication, an improved ability to respond to emergencies, the connecting of people across vast distances and a greater exchange of information are just a few of the revolutionary…

Technology may be the cause of surgery errors

Technology often accounts for surgery errors, according to a new study.

Surgeons and surgical technologists do everything they can to make sure that operations go smoothly, but a new study shows that sometimes technology may be at fault for operating room errors.
According to LiveScience, approximately 15 errors occur during a typical operation, and nearly…

Study: There’s a right way to talk to kids about obesity

A new study shows the best way to talk to adolescents about obesity.

One of the primary jobs of people in┬ámedical assistant careers is to help physicians with patient examinations.1 As a result, it’s important that, just like doctors and nurses, they are aware of any widespread health issues that the American population is facing. Lately, that has meant one…