Pharmacy managers need to deal with a variety of issues, including rising prescription costs and the danger of drug interactions.
Wouldn’t it be great if there was finally a conclusive way for you to make sure that your patients didn’t experience adverse drug interactions? What about finally being able to curb the cost of care for nursing home patients without compromising the quality of the care they were receiving? Believe it or not, pharmacy management groups deal with these issues on an ongoing basis but as costs rise and more people rely on medication, it becomes an issue of interest. Continue reading “Current Issues in Pharmacy Management”
Radiation therapy is a common form of cancer treatment, but few people understand how it actually works.
As you know, your body is made up of thousands of cells. A normal cell in the body will grow and divide to create new cells. Unfortunately, when someone has an illness such as cancer, the cancerous cells grow and divide much faster than the healthy cells and attacks parts of the body with illness and disease. These cells must be destroyed in order to rid the body of cancer, and radiation therapy is one method of doing that.
Radiation therapy is a treatment process that people suffering from certain forms of cancer, such as cancers of the bladder, neck, lung, and head, receive in order to battle the illness and kill off or deform the cells that are attacking the body. It is among the most popular forms of treatment of cancer, and it’s also one of the most effective. A patient can receive external treatment, internal radiation therapy treatment, or systemic radiation therapy as a means of destroying cancerous cells. Continue reading “How Does Radiation Therapy Work?”
With recent economic events, more people than ever are worried about job security. Even those who have so called “secure” jobs want to know that their jobs are going to be needed in the future. Its only natural. Most of us want to be able to provide for our families in a consistent fashion.
If your hospital or other employer doesn’t know how to motivate nurses, it can be hard to do your job. See how your employer measure up to this list.
With healthcare budget cuts affecting medical institutions across the country, nurses are feeling the crunch every day. Staff reductions make the workload harder for the nurses who remain, and mandatory overtime can add to the stress and physical toll.
Hospitals and other institutions need to know how to motivate their nurses to keep them from burning out in these tough times. A little motivation can go a long way. Check out this list of simple things your employer could be doing to help motivate you, and see how they measure up.