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Healthcare as an industry requires significant training. Making sure that the right healthcare training is developed and delivered to healthcare practitioners, however is a different thing. Learn the latest trends and ideas in healthcare training.
How to Ensure You’re In Compliance With HIPAA
If you work in the healthcare sector in any capacity, it is essential to understand the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, otherwise known as HIPAA, and to ensure that all your employees also understand HIPAA’s complex rules. HIPAA guidelines exist to ensure the security of healthcare information (e.g., confidential patient records). Unfortunately, following the […]
Observational Assessments in the Health Care Sector
By definition, an observational assessment is any assessment that entails obtaining evaluative information through a form of direct observation. To be clear, observational assessments are used across sectors and with learners of all ages in both educational and workplace settings. For a variety of reasons, however, observational assessments are especially important in the health care sector […]
Mobile Apps Transform Medical Training
Fact: An estimated 500 million smartphone users worldwide now rely on health care applications, and by 2018, an estimated 50% smartphone and tablet users will be using health care applications. Anatomy instruction is a major part of medical training, but the field is currently also in flux. In the past, anatomy was primarily taught with […]
The Impact of Training On Trends and Issues Impacting the Healthcare Industry
The healthcare industry is one facing constant changes and evolution, and this year is certainly no exception. Healthcare organizations from large to small are up against new regulations and government compliance challenges, issues regarding the creation of higher quality care balanced alongside shrinking budgets, and a lack of employees. While not every challenge and trend […]
How to Avoid Serious Lab Safety Breaches with Thorough Training
It has been reported that a worker and supervisor at one of Canada’s most revered disease labs, located in Winnipeg, had essentially no safety training. That person became infected with one of the diseases he had been charged with handling in the lab. The National Post was one media outlet reporting on the issue, and […]
Hospitality Meets the Hospital: Training Healthcare Employees on Customer Service
We just covered a game-changing concept in the healthcare industry – Value-Based Healthcare. This concept relies on the idea that healthcare providers and organizations must work to create a patient-centric experience where the goal isn’t primarily lowering the costs of healthcare, but instead the ability to integrate communication and patient engagement to create the best […]
Focusing on Training Healthcare Providers Through eLearning
If you read our new article about Ebola, and more specifically how the nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital are telling officials they had no training on the disease when they were left to care for the Liberian man who became ill with the disease, you’ve seen how more training was completely necessary and eLearning […]