We’re living longer these days. Our country’s population is steadily growing. And, with the passage of 2010′s Affordable Care Act, health insurance is increasingly available to Americans. While all of these facts are positive, there is a potentially concerning factor we must consider as a result: An impending shortage in family doctors.
Most of us value the relationships we develop with our primary care physicians, but in order to maintain this status quo for an expanding and longer-living population, we’re going to need a lot more doctors in a few short years.
Just how many? A recent report estimates the number at 52,000 new physicians necessary by 2025 to keep up with growing healthcare demands. [click to continue…]
Ever since America at large discovered the convenience of the Internet, people have been using it to research everything from recipes to real estate listings. Add to that, we’re a society that leans a bit paranoid when it comes to our aches and pains–and it certainly comes as no surprise that health concerns are one of the more popular search topics on the Web.
A 2013 survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project revealed that “Dr. Google” seems to have a thriving practice indeed, with 59% of U.S. adults surveyed stating they’ve used the Internet to look for health information. Of that 59%, a full 35% admit they’ve gone online specifically to try and diagnose a condition they themselves or someone else has. [click to continue…]
There are several different areas of nursing you can choose to pursue. Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned nurse, you may be considering your options. Oncology nursing may be a perfect fit for new nurses or those looking for something different. [click to continue…]
Healthcare reform, specifically the Affordable Care Act, (ACA) is here. The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, was signed into law in 2010. Although not all aspects of the program have been implemented, in October of 2013, some phases of the act have been rolled out. [click to continue…]
The 2013 American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Chicago, IL is fast approaching! Soliant Health will be there from November 14 – November 16 to answer any of your questions and to provide you with more information about our career opportunities and services. [click to continue…]
We outlined basic resume etiquette in our recent post, “Making Your Nursing Resume Stand Out.” After receiving a rush of great feedback from our recruiters, we decided to create a dedicated blog post outlining their additional resume-writing tips. Here are a few more resume-writing pointers, straight from two of our own Soliant recruiters:
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