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3 Healthcare Job Trends to Look Out for in 2023

Healthcare Job Trends

One of the top news stories as of late has been “the Great Resignation,” a term coined to describe record numbers of employees willingly leaving their jobs in the masses. Few industries were hit as hard as healthcare, which has lost as many as 551,000 employees per month in 2022. While employees have their own personal reasons for… Read More

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Roles in Healthcare: Rheumatologist vs Endocrinologist

Rheumatologist vs Endocrinologist

If you are in the healthcare field, you may be considering which specialty you want to pursue. Two specialties you may want to consider are rheumatology and endocrinology. Although there is some overlap between the two, their primary focuses differ considerably. Here’s what you should know about the difference between a rheumatologist vs endocrinologist, as… Read More

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Cardiologist vs. Pulmonologist: 5 Key Considerations for Choosing the Medical Specialty that’s Right for You

Cardiologist vs. Pulmonologist

Selecting a medical specialty is one of the most important and personal decisions you’ll make as a future physician. Two popular specialties, cardiology and pulmonology, offer rewarding and promising careers. While there are some similarities, there are also many differences between the two career paths. Let’s take a closer look at how the two compare… Read More

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6 Tips for Developing Good Bedside Manner

good beside manner

Medicine is changing quickly, but one thing has always been true: when doctors deliver compassionate, patient-focused care with excellent bedside manner, patients have better outcomes. While medicine is evidence-based, complete patient care also involves skills that encourage trust, compliance, and a positive view of health in patients. There is no universal method of teaching bedside… Read More

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5 In-Demand Healthcare Jobs in Connecticut Moving into 2023

healthcare jobs in connecticut

A mass exodus of healthcare workers moving into the next decade has experts projecting a shortage of over three million employees by 2026. And while the data has some healthcare systems concerned over a diminishing workforce, it also presents new opportunities for those currently in training or considering a profession in healthcare as their future career. If you’re… Read More

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5 Physician Assistant Interview Questions to Be Prepared For

Assistant Interview Questions

As a healthcare professional, you know how essential physician assistants (PAs) are in American healthcare. Since first emerging in the 1960s, physician assistants have continued to fill a need, addressing doctor shortages. In practices where shortages aren’t an issue, physician assistants help reduce the load so doctors can see more patients — and demand for… Read More

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The Role of Advanced Practitioners in Healthcare (and Why You Should Consider Joining the Field)

Advanced Practitioners

The healthcare landscape is still trying to find stable ground after dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, the Association of American Colleges estimates there will be approximately 124,000 fewer physicians in the healthcare industry by 2034, widening a gap that can’t afford to get any bigger. With so many hospitals and healthcare offices needing… Read More

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7 Insider Tips for Shadowing a Nurse and Making an Excellent First Impression

Shadowing a Nurse

Shadowing a nurse is one of the best ways to gain insight into the career. While observing their time with patients and elsewhere, you’ll learn what it’s like to work in different specialties and environments as well as day-to-day responsibilities as a nurse practitioner. Getting hands on experience is invaluable and can help you advance… Read More

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Roles in Healthcare: Physician Assistant vs. Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant vs. Nurse Practitioner

When you visit the doctor’s office, you may be seen by a physician assistant or nurse practitioner instead of a physician. Both provide many of the same services as a physician and are essential for delivering quality healthcare to patients. While physician assistants and nurse practitioners share some similarities, there are also several key differences… Read More

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What the Shortage of Healthcare Workers Means for Your Career

shortage of healthcare workers

Healthcare workers are the backbone of any healthcare system. A diminishing workforce, however, has experts believing there will be a shortage of more than three million healthcare workers by 2026. While the demand creates some obstacles, it also presents new opportunities for current and emerging healthcare workers in today’s workforce. What exactly is causing the shortage… Read More

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