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USF Health IT Survey Finds High Salaries and Job Satisfaction

Not only is health information technology (IT) a fast-growing field, but it offers good wages and a high degree of job satisfaction, according to a new survey conducted by the USF Health Morsani College...

How to Get a Health IT Certification

The implementation of electronic health records and the burgeoning field of telemedicine have created a need for the healthcare workforce to constantly update their knowledge of the technology that is changing the field. This new...

10 Healthcare IT Buzzwords to Know

Thanks to technological advances, modern medicine has a lexicon that would make little sense to a healthcare administrator from just two decades ago.  The vast array of technological terms used across every department in...

Virtual Reality Being Used to Change Medical Education and Save Lives

From the time we’re kids to adults, we practice how to do things. We practice and learn how to tie our shoes, how to jump rope, how to drive stick shift, how to hit...
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5 Healthcare Innovations for 2015

In honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Healthcare Degrees Online recognizes the vital role nurses play in delivering the best quality care to their patients. Last week, we highlighted nursing career tips with a first aid kit for nurses. Today, we will look at exciting healthcare innovations and tomorrow we'll cap off National Nurses Week with an article about why social media can be an important tool for nurses.

New App Aims to Simplify Healthcare, End Poverty in America

There’s a new app in town and it’s one that could make the stressful task of obtaining help through social services much easier for millions of people. Single Stop, USA aims to connect people...

Electronic Medical Records Benefits

An electronic medical record (EMR) is a digital version of a paper chart that contains all of a patient’s medical history. They are used by healthcare providers to diagnose and treat patients more efficiently,...

What is Health Informatics?

Health informatics refers to the use of information technology in the medical field. In addition to being a key player in the race toward healthcare reform, the term health informatics describes the acquisition, storage...

10 Healthcare Technology Trends of 2015

The healthcare industry has seen its fair share of advances and reform in the last decade. Health information exchanges (HIEs) have taken center stage. Wearable technology is generating patient-created data at alarming rates, medical...
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Top 10 Health Technologies for 2014 Reference Guide Released

ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on finding the best ways to improve patient care, has created a resource to help hospitals and healthcare executives find the latest and greatest healthcare technologies for...