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Doctoring for Doctors

by: Rey Palmares | November 7, 2018 | Healthcare
In 2012, researchers Dr. Domeyer-Klenske and Dr. Marcy Rosenbaum released the results of their study on how doctors would treat fellow doctors as patients. The study entitled When Doctor Becomes Patient: Challenges and Strategies in Caring for Physician-Patients, focused on the challenges in doctor-patient relationships when the patient is likewise a doctor. Although apparently not…

The Walls That Build The Filipino Workplace

by: Chikee Tiu | November 6, 2018 | Culture
The Walls That Build The Filipino Workplace The success of overseas work experiences relies on one’s ability to adjust to the local culture. Culture guides decision-making, behavior, thinking patterns and values. Culture influences interactions between people in the workplace. Whether you’re building a business in the archipelago, planning to hire Filipino employees, or are stationed…

Marketing, Management, and Medicine

by: Gene Dofitas | November 6, 2018 | Healthcare Marketing
The world of business and medicine are becoming more interconnected. It is easy to get so caught up in the art of medicine that we forget the business aspect of it. A study published on the 2009 issue of Academic Medicine found that “a large majority of graduating U.S. medical students from 2003 to 2007…

Does your business need a Virtual Private Network (VPN)?

by: Gene Dofitas | October 24, 2018 | HIPAA and Privacy
The way we do business has been transformed by the World Wide Web. The Internet has become an increasingly important tool in day-to-day business operations, customer selling, managing relationships with suppliers and distributors, etc. It has even enabled many firms to exist without a physical location by using the internet as their sole platform for…

From RN to MD: Taking Your Nursing Degree to Med School

by: Rey Palmares | October 8, 2018 | Healthcare
Becoming a medical doctor isn’t new for nurses. Even if nursing and medicine are two different disciplines, nursing as a pre-med degree has its advantages. Greater insights into the medical worldMedical students holding other undergraduate degrees, like Biology and Life Sciences, are often less experienced in the clinical scene. RNs turned medical students are already…

Mentorship as a Defense Against Physician Burnout

by: Rey Palmares | September 27, 2018 | Healthcare
Mentorship is the process by which tenured practitioners pass on trade tips and strategies to the younger generation. Mentorship can help new doctors realize their career paths and expedite the learning process. But is that all it’s good for? The profession of healthcare is not without its pitfalls, pitfalls, and challenges. The younger generation of…

How Market Research Can Work For You

by: Rey Palmares | August 23, 2018 | Healthcare Marketing
Knowledge is power. Economic power to be exact. There is an entire field of study dedicated to understanding and hopefully predicting the market in the 21st century. While larger companies invest in research teams who study trends and plot possibilities before any big step, one or two business virtual assistants for small to medium business…

Password Managers: Can they be trusted?

by: Nina Ricci Sullano | August 15, 2018 | HIPAA and Privacy
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…

Bullying in Hospitals: Its Impacts on Healthcare and A Possible Solution

by: Rey Palmares | August 9, 2018 | 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…

Planning Wisely for Medicare Coverage

by: Rey Palmares | July 26, 2018 | Healthcare Marketing
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…