Ebola In The United States: Fears vs. Facts

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare News

Oct 20, 2014

Ebola in the US
Stop panicking about a major Ebola outbreak in the United States – you’re in very good hands.While the world watched in horror as the worst Ebola outbreak on record claimed the lives of over 4,500 people in West Africa, many Americans began to worry – what if this deadly disease spreads stateside? Unfortunately, those fears turned into reality o...

Expectations for the 2015 AHA Guidelines

Posted by Wilson Rapp | Medical Education

Oct 13, 2014

Preparing for the 2015 ILCOR Conference
Update: The 2015 AHA Guideline Updates for CPR and ECC were released on October 15, 2015.  We will be releasing multiple posts covering the details of these updates in the weeks following the updates' release.  You can click on the following links to be directed to these recent posts: - Key Changes to the 2015 Update A brief ...

10 Simple Tips To Avoid Malpractice Claims

Posted by Adam Rapp | Medical Education

Oct 6, 2014

Tips to Avoid Malpractice
Embrace these simple pointers and suggestions on a daily basis to significantly reduce your risk of a malpractice lawsuit. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, roughly $7,000 was spent on medical malpractice in the United States alone.    Let that settle in for a second.    That number is based off of a HealthAffairs...

6 Statistics that Prove Telemedicine is Reshaping the Future of Healthcare

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Technology

Sep 29, 2014

Telemedicine statistics
Validating the potential of telemedicine by examining several promising numbers and statistics. The forecast for telemedicine has always been based on the broad intentions of creating more convenient and accessible care. For years, that prognosis was widely regarded as a futuristic, yet implausible system. These days, however, that is not n...

Top 10 Children’s Hospitals on Facebook

Posted by Adam Rapp | Healthcare Social Media

Sep 22, 2014

Hospitals on Facebook
Ranking the Facebook pages of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the United States by calculating a comprehensive score based on several performance categories. In June, U.S. News and Health Report released their annual Honor Roll rankings that listed the top 10 children’s hospitals in the United States. While all children’s hospit...