Certified medical assistants and other medical health professionals are always looking for ways to improve both their craft as well as their patient care. With the rise of telemedicine, or the exchange of medical information from one site to another via electronic communications1, the…

Students currently enrolled in medical coding classes know how this vital component to billing patients is a constantly changing infrastructure within our health care system. In addition to serving as the basis for evaluating health-related payments, converting all the codes that correspond to…

Utilizing one’s pharmacy technician training and certification, a student will encounter a variety of new products and research aimed at educating patients on specific illnesses. Abbott, a global health​ care company whose mission is to provide customers with low-cost medical technologies,…

Any student enrolled in veterinary school knows that they’ll take any advantage they can get when it comes to studying. Luckily, in today’s day and age, there’s certainly no shortage of technological advances that can help students with everything from staying organized to instantly accessing…

The odds are high that you’re reading this on a computer monitor, a powerful device on its own. Maybe you’re on a tablet. You might even be on the bus reading this off your phone.
Now think back to the last time you used an online database to look up symptoms from your last illness. The amount…

For health care professionals, such as certified medical assistants, there’s nothing more important than ensuring patients are safe from infection during standard procedures such as vaccinations, surgeries and other medical procedures.
However, according to the World Health Organization, reusing…

Health care social media was dominated by two very different stories in 2014. On one hand videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge invaded our feeds and streams for what seemed like a very long summer, before more somber videos of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa started hitting our…