Industry News

Be Professional: Our View on Social Media

As medical professionals, we must always have discretion when sharing information, but using social media can prove to be good for the Healthcare Industry.

November 14, 2014
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5 Medical Specialties Facing Shortages

The stakes are getting higher in the healthcare industry. Read about 5 medical specialties that are facing a labor shortage within the next few years.

October 15, 2014
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Growth in the Healthcare Industry and Its Effects

Recent changes and uncertainties in the healthcare industry shifts recruiting efforts to accommodate skill-based jobs that handle a variety of positions.

October 14, 2014
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We’re Not Training Enough Physicians

With the growing number of aging Baby Boomers, the US faces a large increase of people with specific healthcare requirements and needs. With the growing number of patients, there isn’t a growing number of trained physicians. Watch the C-SPAN interview with Dr. Atul Grover on the subject.

August 26, 2014
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Who’s Making it to the Corner Office?

With a growing shortage of doctors, what’s to become of the highest administrations of hospitals around the US? Where are hospitals going to find their C-Suite candidates? Find out more from a Billian’s Health Data report of the different trends in hospital hiring. Find out who we will find in Hospital C-Suites, today.

August 19, 2014
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Problems with Proposed Changes to GME Funding

Not too long ago the Institute of Medicine met in a committee to find solutions to a growing problem we face in the US: how do we stop the shortage of doctors in the US, but also provide properly funded and effective training for our future doctors?

August 14, 2014
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Social Media and Healthcare

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…these are the ways we can strengthen our Networking, Reach people we haven’t before and Share articles about the newest Medical Technologies or Healthcare services.

June 19, 2014
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Medical School Bottlenecking

Last year, more than 43,000 students applied to the nation’s medical schools. Only 42 percent of them got in—the lowest acceptance rate in more than a decade. The number of graduates—18,200 last year—has risen over the last 10 years, but only modestly.

May 27, 2014
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Upfront Procedure Payments

Requesting upfront payments ensures that the hospital receives payment from patients. On the other hand, avoiding upfront payment requests ensures that the patient pays for the true amount that is owed, instead of falling victim to overcharging hospital billing systems.

May 27, 2014
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Cash-Based Model Provides Solution for Uninsured Patients

While the direct primary care model is not new, it has become a recent solution for Texas’ high rate of residents who don’t have the proper healthcare coverage. This fee-for-service medical model serves to be an easy solution for doctors who wish to remove the red tape that is associated with filing insurance claims.

April 23, 2014