Medical terminology is notoriously complex. To help you de-mystify these terms, we created a handy “cheat sheet” that breaks down common medical word roots, suffixes, prefixes and modifiers.
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Whether the idea of working in the medical field has been a long-time dream placed on the back burner or a newly-sparked interest, a medical assistant career can be a great place to get your start in the healthcare industry. We know you don’t take this decision lightly, so we’ve compiled this list of reasons why there’s no better time than now to become a medical assistant.
What is information governance and what role does it play in health information technology? Familiarize yourself with this important aspect of the field by hearing from the experts themselves.
From customer service roles like scheduling and checking in patients to the more frontline medical jobs that include assisting doctors and nurses, there are many medical office jobs to consider. We compiled some information to help you get to know each of these positions.
The job may sound pretty straightforward at first, but there is actually a lot to lab work beyond beakers and test tubes. Learn about seven things you may not have guessed about this behind-the-scenes healthcare career.
It’s evident that these medical professionals are a vital part of the OR team, but the question remains: What does a surgical technologist actually do? Keep reading for a behind-the-scenes look at the surgical technology duties that take place before, during and after a surgical procedure.
Holiday dinner parties don't always go to plan. And while your dinner may be foiled, your holidays ruined, your guests disgruntled and your hor d'oeuvres burned, no matter what folly unfolds you can be certain there will always be a medical code for whatever you and your guests should ever encounter.
A health and wellness degree can allow you to capitalize on the opportunities in healthcare and benefit the lives of patients. But what can you do with a health and wellness degree specifically? We identified some of the top opportunities available in the field.
Picture today a surgical scene: sterile room, bright lights and instruments clean. Patients today know they’ll be safe. But lo, long ago, this was not the case. Join us as we walk through the not-so-neat history of surgery.
Surgeries weren’t always so neat and clean. They didn’t always have such happy endings. In fact, surgeries weren’t even considered relatively safe until less than a hundred years ago. Take a walk with us through the history of surgery!
If you're intrigued at the thought of a medical career, but get squeamish around a little blood, you're in luck! There are a handful of medical jobs without blood to choose from.
Not only is the healthcare field booming, but we've found 11 healthcare positions that require very little field experience-making the transition from undergrad student to healthcare professional a fairly smooth one.