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Patient safety has always been a top priority for medical providers. It’s estimated that between 700,000 and 1 million patients fall in hospitals each year. Falls can cause broken bones, hemorrhaging, and injuries that increase the necessary care for the patient. Fall prevention should be a major initiative within your facility. Here are a few… Read more »

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At Fortus Healthcare Resources, we understand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to healthcare staffing. That’s why we have a range of services designed to meet the needs of all our clients. If you’re wondering whether medical staffing is right for you, it can be helpful to understand the types of offerings available and how… Read more »

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Working long hours or night shifts is not an unusual circumstance in the medical field. But did you know that irregular schedules can cause a sleep disorder known as Shift Work Disorder? “Shift Work” applies to any job that occurs outside of traditional work hours and may happen when other people are sleeping. Untreated, Shift… Read more »

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If there’s just one thing that 2021 needs to set it apart from 2020, it’s positivity. While we are all dealing with the stress of the previous year and looking forward to a future without that level of anxiety, a simple way to improve attitudes and productivity is by promoting a positive workplace. Here are… Read more »

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2020 has been a challenging year, especially in healthcare. But while we have all struggled with the stress of the pandemic and the economic difficulties, we have proven we’re strong and resilient. What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you can take into the New Year? Here are a few things we can do… Read more »

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While employee appreciation is always important, it may be even more important this year than ever before. Healthcare workers are on the frontlines of a major national crisis, and they should be recognized for their contributions. But in a year that also sees economic hardships for all kinds of businesses, including Healthcare, you may also… Read more »

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Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare offices are at the frontlines of the novel coronavirus crisis. There’s extreme pressure to provide care and stay safe. But with COVID-19 cases expected to be on the rise and the start of flu season, what can you do to keep your staff safe and treat patients in need. It’s… Read more »

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Nursing has always been a stressful job. Add to it the major health crisis happening now with COVID-19, and it’s easy to see how stress can become quickly compounded. How do you lead your nursing staff in a crisis like this when your team is being pushed to the limit? Burnout is very real, so… Read more »

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August 23, 2020, is Health Unit Coordinators Day. On this day, we want to honor the HUCs in your practice who help make the teamwork happen. Why is it important for you to show them that they matter to your productivity and success? And if you’re in the market to hire a HUC, what qualities… Read more »

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Anyone with an older parent or a loved one with a serious medical condition understands the value of a medic alert ID. A simple accessory, often taking the form of a bracelet or necklace, can save a life. What is the purpose of a medic alert ID? Who qualifies to wear one? And what are… Read more »