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Health Care Professionals

Social Media Health: Does Transparency and 'Social' Trump Your Privacy?

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

There are some health care professionals who refuse to engage in social media, and there are others who have mastered it. And yet there are some who just don't understand it.

"Degree Creep" and the Cost of Health Care Education

Kathleen Garvin | Posted 01.14.2013 | College
Kathleen Garvin

Beginning in 2015, a traditional physical therapy student, for instance, will be in school a total of six or seven years before being eligible to practice. So, does everyone in health care need some form of advanced education?

What Health Care Can Learn From Auto Repair

James R. Knickman | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

Many say we need to train more primary care doctors. This is a good long-term goal, but in the short term, we need to use all of our primary care professionals as efficiently as possible.

Why Doctors Should Be Allowed To Work Part-Time

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

While I know Sibert is not arguing for a law that would mandate full-time work for physicians, even just returning to the expectation that all doctors must work full-time could have severe consequences.