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The healthcare industry is growing and diversifying. As the population ages, and healthcare evolves in the aftermath of the pandemic, one of the main challenges is filling vacancies. Statistics from the US Bureau of Labor suggest that the healthcare industry will grow by 16% in the next decade. There are substantial shortages across the sector, but some professionals are more highly sought-after than others. In this guide, we’ll...
Burnout can occur in any profession; thus, anyone working in healthcare can experience burnout. According to a study by Forbes , healthcare is the number one profession notorious for workplace burnout.   There are a vast number of healthcare professions , but most discussion on healthcare burnout centers on healthcare providers: physicians and nurses. Out of the 22 million workers in the healthcare industry, 9.8 million...
The healthcare industry is in trouble. Costs are rising, patients are unhappy, and providers are struggling to make a profit. There seem to be no easy solutions to these problems, but there are definitely steps that can be taken to improve the situation. In this blog post, we will outline the biggest challenges facing the healthcare industry and discuss different strategies that can be used to solve them.   The Biggest Challenges...
Virtual healthcare services have been rising in popularity both in the US and globally. One of the main reasons for this are repeated lockdowns over the years, and rightful concerns over how safe it is for vulnerable patients to visit hospitals during the pandemic. While virtual healthcare has opened a lot of doors for patients and medical health practitioners alike, the services themselves leave room for improvement. Even with huge...
Life as a healthcare professional can be stressful. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals experience unexpected challenges daily. Challenges that are not only physically but also emotionally and mentally demanding. Despite the mental health issues among healthcare professionals, they’re expected to be resilient and persevere. As a matter of fact, several healthcare professionals preen themselves on their ability to...
When you consider the 22 million workers currently in the healthcare sector , which continues to be one of the largest and fastest-growing fields in America, it’s easy to assume that the healthcare industry is thriving. Yet, you only need to tune into the news for a second to hear this "mass exodus" of employees that’s impossible for those on the cusp of their careers to ignore. Of course, on the one hand, record highs of as...
The global shortage in the healthcare sector was anticipated even before the presence of COVID-19. The staff shortage, the rising demand for them, as well as budget issues are some of the most common challenges the industry faces. With this shortage comes an expected rise for qualified healthcare personnel (clinical & non-clinical) worldwide. Therefore, almost 30% of HR recruitments  hired for medical facilities were and are done...
If you are a nurse then you will know how difficult it can be to find shoes that are up to the task. You may feel as though even if shoes are comfortable to begin with, by the end of a 12-hour shift, they start to rub. On top of this, finding shoes that are non-slip can also be difficult. If you want to make sure that the shoes you are purchasing are able to support you through your career, then this is the guide for you.  ...
It can feel easy to slip into a routine and feel like you’re stuck in a rut with your current career. The good news is that you’re not alone, and everyone will go through the stress of feeling like they are stuck at some point or another. With today’s massive talent shortage in the healthcare industry, you’re also most likely stuck picking up the slack. When you’re picking up the slack of the...