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6 Tips to Find the Best Medical Equipment Online

By getting equipment online you can save money and even get better products

By getting equipment online you can save money and even get better products

 

In this day and age, you can buy anything online. It’s convenient, easy, and fast.

For medical clinics and physician’s offices, buying medical equipment online can be a huge timesaver and can make your life at work so much easier. It used to be that the only way to purchase or lease medical equipment was through speciality equipment dealers. This required time consuming visits to dealers and suppliers, as well as laborious negotiations.

Those days are (for the most part) gone. Now, equipment managers can research products, review prices, and place orders online within an hour, and have all the necessary equipment shipped directly to their offices. Continue reading 6 Tips to Find the Best Medical Equipment Online

5 Creative Ways to Quickly Learn Medical Terminology (And Remember It)

learning medical terminology
Learning medical terminology can be a pain, but some techniques can make it much easierMark Hunter / Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

Much of medical terminology has unfamiliar sounding Greek and Latin roots, often making them challenging for people to remember.

As a healthcare professional, it’s not uncommon to come across medical terminology which is simply foreign to you. However, to be successful, healthcare students need to be able to read and understand all sorts of medical terms, even if they’re caught off guard in clinical settings and in internships without time to look up the term.

It’s important to prepare ahead of time, and keep the terms you’re learning in your science courses today fresh in your mind tomorrow and for years ahead.

There’s no way around it, if you want to be viewed as competent and intelligent, you must have a strong understanding of medical terminology.

But how do you learn medical terminology easily?

By using different tools and methods of learning and committing to memory the basics of medical terminology, you’ll be able to understand and use the proper terminology in whatever situation you find yourself in. Follow these tips for learning medical terms quickly and easily.

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4 Time Management Tips For Busy Medical Practice Managers (+A Bonus Tip)

Tackle that to-do list with these time management tips
Tackle that to-do list with these time management tipsStacy Spensley / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Last Updated: 21st July 2017: Practice managers are coming under increased pressure to economise and this has lead to even more demands on your time. In light of this, we have updated and improved our time management tips with extra information and a bonus tip.

As the manager of a medical practice, patients might not always see you, or even know you’re there. But, you’re the secret ingredient that makes their experience a positive one, by overseeing bills and finances, scheduling appointments and treatments, and ensuring the doctors and nurses have everything they need.

A good practice manager is essential to every clinic’s success. You’re the one who can see the big picture and juggle everyone’s busy schedules. But with so much to keep track of, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the seemingly endless responsibilities of your job. Here are a few of our favorite time-management tips, so you can stay on top of your clinic’s nuts and bolts with a smile.

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