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Password Managers: Can they be trusted?

by: Nina Ricci Sullano | August 15, 2018 | News and Tips ,Security
Password Managers are commonly recommended by security experts, yet not everyone agrees with them. Skeptics often associate the use of password managers to putting all your eggs in one basket. An investigation into users’ considerations towards using password managers (Fagan, M., Albayram, Y., Khan, M.M.H. et al) reveals that “non-users are more likely to feel…
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Bullying in Hospitals: Its Impacts on Healthcare and A Possible Solution

by: Rey Palmares | August 9, 2018 | Culture ,Healthcare
Bullying is a prevalent social phenomenon that makes no distinction as to where and whom. Hospital settings are no different. Although common among doctors, it is usually the people under their supervision who suffer, namely the nurses and other hospital staff. A study by Dr. Rosenstein et al., entitled “A Survey of the Impact of…
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Planning Wisely for Medicare Coverage

by: Rey Palmares | July 26, 2018 | Management ,News and Tips
First-timers to Medicare may have the wrong idea as to how much the plan actually covers. Many of enrollees today are mostly retirees looking for healthcare insurance, coming in at about 10,000 each day. There are some uncovered fields that the elderly should know about and here’s a few tips on how to better prepare…
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Businesses Brave the Labor Shortage

by: Ting Purzuelo | July 18, 2018 | Business ,News and Tips
Employers continue to struggle with the alarming labor shortages primarily attributed to unskilled labor force and aging population. There are currently 6.6 million unemployed individuals despite 6 million available jobs in the market, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in June 2018. Bills have been passed in the House of Representatives to strengthen career and technical…
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Nurse Practitioners and the Nursing Shortage

by: Rey Palmares | July 1, 2018 | News and Tips ,Xilium VAs
Studies have identified gaps in healthcare labor with regard to economic reforms in the US. In particular, there is a shortage of nurses due to the rising unemployment rate and this is slowly draining the industry. Before this becomes a larger problem, several researchers are already theorizing strategies that could address the issue. A study…
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GDPR vs. HIPAA: How are they different?

by: Rey Palmares | June 12, 2018 | Healthcare ,Management ,News and Tips ,Security
Last May 25, 2018, the United Kingdom effected a new law entitled ‘The General Data Protection Regulations’ (GDPR). At its face, GDPR is described to be a law which provides for guidelines as to how personal data is kept safe. If that sounds familiar, it maybe because it is. Since GDPR’s conception in English legislature…

Business Tips: Investing for the Unknown

by: Rey Palmares | June 7, 2018 | Business ,Management ,News and Tips
A common trope among athletes and musicians at the height of their careers is to spend money by the truckloads. Given a few more years, many of these superstars file for bankruptcy, end up on the streets, or resort to much worse just to stay on top. All books and experts relating to the topic…
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Millennials: Catalysts in the Workplace

by: Melody Rolluda | May 30, 2018 | Business ,Culture ,Management ,News and Tips
Millennials are people born between the years 1981 ad 1997. Studies show that the generation’s population is expected to peak in 2036 with 81.1 million living members, when the oldest millennial is 56. The majority of the workforce today alone is mostly comprised of millennials. With the steady rise of Millennials in the workforce, it…
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Homeopathy and Modern Medicine

by: Rey Palmares | May 28, 2018 | Healthcare ,News and Tips
Homeopathy has predated modern medicine when the earliest men started harnessing natural minerals for medicinal purposes. The practice now looks to be experiencing a resurgence which started in 2007 when sales in the US amounted to over $2.7-billion. But does homeopathy deserve its spotlight in the modern era? The increased trends in this alternative medicine…
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Cyberloafing: May Not Be as Bad As We Think

by: Melody Rolluda | May 28, 2018 | Business ,Management ,News and Tips
According to most definitions, Cyberloafing is the act of pretending to work when you’re actually just on Facebook or watching videos of cats. It’s a term commonly used in office settings where internet is a daily part of the routine. As the saying goes: when there is connection, there is always temptation. Cyberloafing is the…