Why People Don’t Understand Acupuncture & Chiropractic

Never before has our society been so cognizant of healthy living. We know that yoga is not just for “hippies,” we utilize meditation apps for our smartphones and commonly use phrases like “organic,” “Non-GMO” and “composting.” So it’s surprising to find how many people remain unaware of the benefits of acupuncture, chiropractic, and homeopathy. Why

Healthcare Risk Assessment

Introduction The purpose of a Risk Assessment is to identify threats and vulnerabilities and develop a plan to mitigate the risks identified within the assessment. Like all processes, we can make it easy or extremely complicated and difficult. Planning is the key. C-I-A Triad The C-I-A triad consists of three elements: Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability

Importance of Communication in Hospitals

Interaction with the front desk staff generally forms the patient’s first impression of a hospital. Lack of communication is also often the root cause of a majority of incidents that occur in a hospital. In today’s customer focused healthcare scenario, communication plays a massive role in a hospital. Sadly, it is also one of the

Is Team Training Effective at Healthcare Sites?

In the June 2016 issue of the Journal of Applied Psychology the authors Eduardo Salas, Lauren Benishek, Megan Gregory and Ashley Hughes in an article titled “Saving Lives: A Meta-Analysis of Team Training in Healthcare” set out to answer the question as to whether team training is effective in healthcare, whether it leads to reduced