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Using Proper Nutrition to Combat COVID-19
March is annually celebrated as National Nutrition Month, and considering the events of the past year, it is increasingly important to remind people of the role diet and nutrition play in keeping your body fit and better equipped to ward off illness.
By Supplemental Health Care Mar 4, 2021
Travel SLP Spotlight: Creating Community
Donalyn has been a speech-language pathologist since graduating in 2015. She has experience in a variety of settings including schools, skilled nursing facilities, and home health care. She started working as a travel SLP two years into her career, taking assignments in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and even the Virgin Islands.
By Katie Dashiell Feb 25, 2021
Celebrating Healthcare Innovators This Black History Month
This Black History Month, we are highlighting some of the healthcare professionals that have contributed to the advancement of nursing, public health, surgery, and more. Through their contributions, countless lives have been saved and improved. Here are six medical and healthcare pioneers that improved and expanded their fields.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 18, 2021
Show the Love This February
It’s been over a year since we started saying “we’re all in this together.” It’s easy to let the fatigue of separation become overwhelming but with the finish line in site, let’s not forget to be kind. Love often grows from kindness. So, what better way to show love than with random acts of kindness to others? This year, for Valentine’s Day, we want to inspire you with ways to show love to friends, family, coworkers, and even strangers.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 10, 2021
Care More Spotlight: Nursing with a Can Do Attitude
Julie Sanwick was recently nominated for our Care More Spotlight because of her “can do” attitude, professionalism, and always doing what is right for her patients. She consistently demonstrates compassionate care and dedication to her work and fellow nurses.
By Supplemental Health Care Feb 3, 2021
The Role of Nurses in COVID-19 Vaccination
As COVID-19 continues to be a part of our lives, it is important to stay updated and informed as we continue to learn more. The news has been buzzing with concerns over new strains of the virus, vaccine distribution and efficacy, and safety measures.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 27, 2021
Building Your Speech-Language Pathology Career
As a future or new speech-language pathologist, you’ll face new challenges as you gain experience and learn the ins and outs of your first job. Fortunately, clinical fellows (SLP-CFs) also receive hands on training and guidance from experienced mentors in their field as they complete their speech-language pathology programs.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 21, 2021
How to Deal with COVID-19 Burnout
2020 was a year unlike any other and the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. We are all struggling to just keep moving forward and some days, that feels like too much. But as frontline workers, you know there is still work to be done. Despite the challenges, you get up every day to continue the fight against COVID-19.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 14, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
Looking Towards a Brighter Future
I think it would be fair to say that in my more than 20 years with Supplemental Health Care, none of them were quite as challenging as this year. Not surprisingly, through it all, our amazing team was still putting their patients first and providing quality care despite all the obstacles.
By Sally Porter Dec 15, 2020
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