Patient-centered medical homes are gaining popularity

Patient-centered medical homes are replacing traditional doctor's offices

For students preparing to be medical assistants, nurses and doctors, one career option is to explore the growing trend in patient-centered medical homes. An increasing number of federally qualified health centers in the U.S. are providing patient-centered medical home (PCMH) options. In homes…

Carrington Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentines Day Card

Happy Valentine’s Day from Blue and Goldie! As a thank you from Carrington, check out these 8 free different valentine’s cards to woo that special someone! Simply print out as many valentines as you need, cut them out, and hand them out to your valentine!

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Travis Matthews

Criminal Justice Program Director Travis Matthews

Travis Matthews, B.A., is the Criminal Justice (CJ) Program Director at our San Jose campus.
How long have you been at Carrington Travis, and how long have you been in the CJ field?
I joined Carrington in September 2008. I’ve been the Program Director for about a year now. Before that I had…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – FA100

FA100 Classmates

Hey guys, It’s Mayra again. This is my fourth blog as I work through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. I’m now about 8 weeks into my program; I completed the introductory ‘Foundations for Achievement’ course (FA100) a couple of weeks ago and I’m excited that I’ve started my…

How baby boomers will affect the health care industry in the U.S.

Baby boomers will change the face of American health care

Medical students in the U.S. today are the future face of the American health care system. As they study to become doctors, nurses and medical assistants, those interested in a career in health care should be aware of how the aging population in the U.S. will change the medical industry, and how…

How social media impacts the health care industry

How social media impacts patients' access to healthcare

The rise of social media in the world has affected many different aspects of our lives. From the way we communicate with others to how we shop, dine and travel, social media has impacted how efficient and informed we are. Its impact on the health care industry is evident as well. Mobile phones…

Evolving treatment options for PTSD sufferers

Therapies for PTSD are changing over time.

Medical professionals in the U.S. today have reported more instances of individuals suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than ever before. According to studies conducted by advocacy groups in conjunction with information from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the number of…