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The Importance of Radiologic Technology During COVID-19
With everything that has happened this year, it is so important to celebrate every chance we get. National Radiologic Technology Week begins on November 8th and marks the 125th anniversary of the x-ray discovery by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 12, 2020
The Current Outlook on Home Health Care
November marks a month to focus on our patients and caregivers at home. We are honoring National Home Care and Hospice Month and National Family Caregivers Month as well as Home Care Aide Week on November 8-14.
By Supplemental Health Care Nov 5, 2020
How Travel Nursing is Changing Today
COVID-19 continues to impact the country and the healthcare industry, making the future unclear. Travel nursing continues to be in high demand, but the landscape has shifted this year. Here’s what you need to know about travel nursing as we continue to navigate these unique circumstances.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 29, 2020
COVID-19 and Other Challenges for Physical Therapists Today
October is National Physical Therapy Month, but it is safe to say that nothing about the year 2020 even remotely resembles prior years. One of the goals for promoting Physical Therapy Month each year is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity for good health.
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 14, 2020
What Does a Contact Tracer Do?
Daily, we hear that extensive testing and contract tracing are the keys to reigning in the spread of COVID-19. Testing makes sense. There are two kinds of tests available for COVID-19, viral tests and antibody tests. The viral tests check to see if you have an active infection, this is usually done with a nasal swab. The antibody test shows whether or not you’ve had a past infection, this is done with a finger prick. Simple right? Contact tracing seems a bit more complex than a yes or no..
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 12, 2020
How School Nursing Will Look Different This Year
Back to school is already right around the corner, and with the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the classroom setting will certainly look different from years past. As we all navigate the new normal, the health and safety of students and faculty should continue to be at the forefront of the discussion.
By Supplemental Health Care Jul 30, 2020
Innovative Learning for School Therapy Services
Our every day lives have changed due to COVID-19 and this changing environment has come with new demands. Although difficult, we are adapting and innovating with our clinicians every day. Supplemental Health Care’s Center of Excellence has partnered with its school professionals and partners to rise to the unique challenges of this time. Together, we have continued to provide essential school therapy services through innovative learning options.
By Supplemental Health Care Jun 4, 2020
Why You Should Partner with a Healthcare Recruiter
As a healthcare professional, you work hard, and long shifts don’t leave a lot of energy for job searching. Wouldn't it be nice to have an advocate on your side? Someone that can help you find or even define your next career move? Consider partnering with a healthcare recruiter.
By Supplemental Health Care May 29, 2020
How to Celebrate Nurses Week This Year
We are incredibly grateful for the impact nursing has on all of us and considering the current COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to celebrate National Nurses Week in 2020. Although our festivities might look a little different this year, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate nurses this May 6th through 12th – and beyond!
By Supplemental Health Care May 5, 2020
The Benefits of Telehealth and Telemedicine Today
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in this country has cost thousands of lives and changed the way we go about our daily lives. Our amazing healthcare professionals are putting themselves on the line every day for others as well as pivoting from their normal work to assist during these uncertain times. We thank them for their continued dedication to patient care every day.
By Supplemental Health Care Apr 9, 2020
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