Can Good Hospital Food Speed Recovery?

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Fresh Beef WellingtonA recent documentary ranked the nutritional value of the food in the average American hospital on the same level as fast food at restaurants such as McDonalds.

While jokes abound about bad hospital food (who hasn’t complained about it in the same breath as airline food), a real shift in the quality – in terms of both taste and nutritional value – started between 2002 and 2005 as a result of some key surveys and reports that suggested what many have long-suspected: Good quality hospital food helps patients heal faster. Continue reading “Can Good Hospital Food Speed Recovery?”

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Make Your Nominations for the 2011 Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.

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For the third year in a row, Soliant is opening the nominations for the most beautiful hospital in the United States. Last year’s entries were absolutely stunning examples of awe-inspiring architecture and design. If you work in a  beautiful hospital or live in a town with a beautiful hospital, this is your chance to share it with the world! Continue reading “Make Your Nominations for the 2011 Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.”

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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

A few months ago, we wrote a post called 11 Certifications To Expand Your Skill Set.

In your comments, questions, Tweets and emails, you asked for more. And we’re ready to deliver.

Here are 11 more interesting medical certifications you might not have thought of:
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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

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11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set

A few months ago, we wrote a post called 11 Certifications To Expand Your Skill Set.

In your comments, questions, Tweets and emails, you asked for more. And we’re ready to deliver.

Here are 11 more interesting medical certifications you might not have thought of:
Continue reading “11 More Certifications to Expand Your Skill Set”

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U.S. National Vaccine Plan: The Role of Pharmacies

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services recently unveiled a detailed 10-year National Vaccine Plan with specific provider and developmental goals. Traditionally, vaccines have been the concern of doctors and manufacturers. However, not all populations can easily access or afford traditional medical care. It is perhaps even more critical for these underserved populations to have easy and affordable access to life saving vaccinations. One of the key changes in the vaccine plan for the upcoming decade is the new role pharmacies will play in vaccinating their communities. Continue reading “U.S. National Vaccine Plan: The Role of Pharmacies”

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Choosing a Locum Tenens Company

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Locum tenens is a burgeoning business, a driving force in the economy and a practical approach to meeting the needs of a medical market that is fast becoming overworked and understaffed. Staffing companies that specialize in temporary medical personnel placement at hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities are currently billing over $2 billion a year, and the need is only expected to increase in the coming years. Continue reading “Choosing a Locum Tenens Company”

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