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Nurse Practitioners and the Nursing Shortage

by: Rey Palmares | July 1, 2018 | Healthcare
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…

GDPR vs. HIPAA: How are they different?

by: Rey Palmares | June 12, 2018 | HIPAA and Privacy
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…

Millennials: Catalysts in the Workplace

by: Melody Rolluda | May 30, 2018 | 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…

Homeopathy and Modern Medicine

by: Rey Palmares | May 28, 2018 | Healthcare
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…

How does the Ambulatory Referral Guide Help Medical Practitioners?

by: Rey Palmares | May 22, 2018 | Healthcare
Learn more about Healthcare, Marketing, Networking, and Business Practices Read Here How does the Ambulatory Referral Guide Help Medical Practitioners? by Rey Palmares | May 22, 2018 | Healthcare | 0 comments Ambulatory referral is the mainstay of physicians’ business startup, growth and expansion.  In the US private practices are businesses delivering healthcare services. This…

Physician Burnout and Modern Day Healthcare

by: Rey Palmares | May 22, 2018 | Healthcare
A medical degree takes ten long years to accomplish, so long in fact that practitioners can’t wait to start their careers in the medical field. Alarmingly however, around ten years into the practice, many doctors either retire or shift careers. Behavioral sciences call this phenomenon burnout. Often, burnout even happens before the decade of the…

Customer Service: Quality vs. Quantity

by: Melody Rolluda | May 22, 2018 | Culture
A company’s goal is to provide their customers with quality service. To achieve this they must also have the manpower to do so.   The growth of the outsourcing industry in the Philippines over the last ten years is undeniable. With the steady rise of this type of business also came the demand for more…

Facebook Leakage: Security Issues in Social Media

by: Ernesse Marie Berlin | May 22, 2018 | HIPAA and Privacy
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckeberg, is in hot water after it was found out that over 50 million users’ data were sold by a third party company to sway votes in the 2016 Presidential election. In 2014, Aleksander Kogan made the app, “thisisyourdigitallife”, citing research as his reason for its creation. He is a  Russian-American senior…

Ignitin’ Ideas: Creative Writing Laid Bare

by: Melody Rolluda | April 10, 2018 | Company
Ignitin’ Ideas, was held on the 24th of February at the Crown Building in Mandurriao,Iloilo. It was an event hosted by the company, Xilium Professional Services (XPS). The small event brought together some of the young and brightest in the local writing community. The topics ranged from how to choose the right story and what…

Manpower, Technology, and Structure: The Foundations of Outsourcing in the Philippines

by: Rey Palmares | April 10, 2018 | Culture
What has made the outsourcing so successful in the Philippines? By 2016, unemployment rates were recorded at an all time low of 4.7%. This change is believed to be directly correlated to the growth of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO or outsourcing).What comprises the foundations of the industry is manpower. Outsourcing has created over 1.5 million…