Samantha Gassel, CareContent

Electronic Health Records: What Works And What Doesn’t

Which medication was my patient prescribed last week? Does she have a history of high blood pressure? Are his immunizations up-to-date? If you are a physician, you probably find yourself asking these questions every day. Generally, this information is readily available with electronic health records (EHRs). However, it’s not always quite so simple. EHRs provide…

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Samantha Gassel, CareContent

Pump It Up: 7 Ways To Get Millennial Employees Moving

Disclaimer: This story was written by a Millennial. If it seems like your office has been taken over by Millennial employees, you’re not going crazy. Projections put Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1997) as a dominating presence, making up over half of the American workforce by 2020. You’ve probably heard the grumblings about them:…

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Samantha Gassel, CareContent

Social Media For Healthcare Marketing: Snaps, Pins, And Shares, Oh My!

If you are one of the millions of adults in the US who use Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably followed—or at least seen—a company’s account on one of these social networks. Many businesses create Facebook profiles (called pages) or Twitter accounts (called handles) in order to further their brand recognition and boost their marketing efforts. But…

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My First Time Using Telemedicine

It was a Tuesday night when I started to feel the burn. And no, I’m not talking about politics. I’m talking about the unmistakable burn of a urinary tract infection (UTI). Having had a couple before, I knew exactly what I was in for. So, I booked the first available appointment for the next day…

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Health Acronyms: The Shorter The Better?

It’s An Acronym World (IAAW). For better or for worse, everything can be condensed to an acronym. And while healthcare may not own SADBUS (Small And Disadvantaged Business Utilization Specialist), it does have its fair share of questionable character combinations. Well, more than just its fair share. Health acronyms are everywhere. The Acronym Itself Some…

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