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…

Ways to improve the provider-patient relationship

Ways to improve the provider-patient relationship

Every patient that arrives for medical care is different. Whether they have experienced an emergency or are there for a routine checkup, individualized and personal attention can make a huge difference in their comfort with their doctor or medical assistant. The process of recovery can also be…

The rise in demand for veterinary dental technicians

The demand for veterinary dental technicians is on the rise

The demand for veterinary technicians is on the riseĀ because veterinarians are relying more on their technicians to assist them, which requires the technicians to have a higher skill level. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job opportunities for veterinary technicians…

10 Questions to Ask When Visiting a College

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If you, or someone you know, is interested in enrolling at a vocational school like Carrington College, here are 10 things that you should ask before you enroll. This list was compiled from answers given by some of our current studentsā€¦

Ask About Accreditation – This should be first on your…

Community clinics gaining popularity

Community clinics are growing in popularity

The popularity of community and walk-in clinics is growing throughout the U.S., and medical assistants are in demand to fill positions there. Many people that want to avoid long waits or high costs at traditional doctor’s offices are finding treatment at retail clinics and community-run…