How Medical Scribes Are Helping To Improve Patient Care

Medical scribes are one of the lesser known roles in the healthcare industry. They are an essential component, however, and their arrival has brought with it numerous benefits to institutions and to patients. Medical scribes are an increasingly common sight in doctors’ offices up and down the United States. They are not quite a universal

Comparing Different Types of Antidepressants

If you’re not familiar with the options available for depression treatment, you might not be aware that not all antidepressant prescriptions are the same. In fact, there are several different classes of antidepressant medications and within those groupings, many individual options. It can be helpful to have at least a general understanding of what the

WEBINAR – TOC Analysis in Pharmaceutical Industry

Rapid, Powerful Techniques to Address Peptide Mapping Challenges in the Biopharma Industry Wednesday, 11th October 2017, 2 PM Singapore Standard Time This webinar will walk through the process and benefits implementing the use of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in Pharmaceutical. We will talk through the use of TOC analysis in Pharmaceutical water, for performing Cleaning Validation,

Would Virtual Clinical Trials Work?

Further into the future, clinical trials to test the efficacy of new drugs would not require the test subject physically traveling to a clinical research facility or hospital. Mobile devices – smart phones, watches or glasses with inbuilt wearable sensors – would be enough to connect one to the clinical research study and report general

Issues with Detecting Counterfeit Drugs

Counterfeit medicines have been pervading the pharmaceutical industry, with a sharp increase by 51% between the years 2011 and 2015 as per the Pharmaceutical Security Institute in Vienna. The high reimbursement costs of medicines due to the higher R&D risks have attracted a massive chain of drug racketeers that sell spurious medicines at prices too

The Future of Pharmaceuticals

The inter linking of medicine and technology is paving way for newer opportunities in pharmaceutical medication, surgery, and health monitoring. Medicine is increasingly being interspersed with fields such as computer science, nanotechnology and biotechnology to give hybrid fields that are slowly taking over traditional pharmaceuticals. Some of these fields are set to redefine the future

Dealing With Vaccine Allergies

According to a research conducted by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), allergic reactions to vaccines are extremely rare among people. The most dangerous form of reaction to vaccine components is anaphylaxis shock. However, the redeeming quality of a vaccine-triggered allergy is that it is temporary, which means most patients outgrow it

Top Methods To Make Your Next RV Trip Healthier

Since many of us struggle to practice healthy habits in our day-to-day lives, it can become even more challenging to stay healthy such as while you’re traveling across the country on an RV. But the truth is that practicing healthy habits while traveling in the RV can be incredibly easy so long as you are

5 Reasons behind the Current Nursing Shortage

We say current nursing shortage because it’s important to understand that there has almost always been a shortage of nurses. It’s one profession society can never have enough of. However, right now, this shortage is quickly developing into a crisis. To do something about it and encourage more nurses into the profession, it is important

Using Your Nursing Training to Spot Potential Prescription Drug Interactions

Although medicines are routinely used to make people feel significantly better, there are occasions in which prescriptions can have devastating effects. Most major drug interactions are known, enabling doctors and pharmacists to avoid prescribing medicines to patients that could cause harm when combined. On the other hand, nursing professionals who have gone from RN to