Since January, I have traveled across the country with a single mission: to unite educators and employers for the purpose of developing the best medical assistants (CCMA) together. Many of you read my prior article, “My New Year’s Un-Resolution: How it can benefit the healthcare industry”, so you know that I am passionate about this topic and I feel an enormous obligation to help advocate for the medical assistant profession. Here’s what I’ve learned so far in 2019…
- Aug 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM |
- Kristle Funke
Choosing an allied health certification provider is a decision that should be made carefully and with intention. As you research your options, use these seven criteria to give you a clear picture of which provider may be best for you.
- Jun 27, 2019 4:11:25 PM |
- Stacy Jones
NHA has recently been hosting roundtable discussions with allied health educators and large employers of medical assistants across the country. We have discovered opportunities to work more closely, share information and create feedback loops to support allied health educators, students and their future employers.
- Jun 17, 2019 11:08:37 AM |
- National Healthcareer Association
Contributors: Keith Boring, Phillip Trezza, RACR and Carl Vickers
Hiring in healthcare is difficult. Finding a person with all the right qualifications plus the professionalism skills that elevate performance is no easy task for employers. However, there’s a large pool of potential candidates who have been trained in a way that instills a strong work ethic, cultural competence, and the leadership experience employers desire. Unfortunately,
this group’s training program is not well-understood, often leaving them overlooked.
- May 10, 2019 2:06:29 PM |
- Kate Ressler
Contributors: Alex Adams, Pharm.D., Brian Hille and Samantha Thompson, CPhT
Idaho was the first state to allow certified
pharmacy technicians to administer
immunizations — an advanced task that had previously only been permitted for licensed pharmacists.
The problem: pharmacists need time to counsel patients
Research continues to show that when pharmacists spend more time with patients, better patient outcomes can be achieved.1 But if more time with patients leads to better outcomes, why aren’t more pharmacists doing it?
- May 10, 2019 9:47:00 AM |
- Jeremy Sasser