Category Archives: Health Careers

Profiles, career advice and other opportunities for and about patient-focused healthcare professionals

The rise of the “extenders”—but who are they?

“By the end of 2014, more than half of states were weighing expanding the clinical duties of nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists and others. Scopes of practice for these so-called ‘extenders’ will expand as the US healthcare system absorbs millions of … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Nurses: Representing the Front Lines of Patient Care

“When you’re a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” —Anonymous This week is National Nurses Week. SurroundHealth would like to give a big shout out to all the nurses in … Continue reading

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American Pharmacists Month: Recognizing Their Importance

During the month of October, we bring awareness to many important health-related topics such as breast cancer and health literacy. However, did you know that it is also American Pharmacists Month? Although the month is winding down, we would still like … Continue reading

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5 Popular Healthcare Infographics on SurroundHealth

Every day, hundreds of infographics are shared online through various sites and social media channels. A growing way to share information in a clear and visual manner, infographics are becoming very popular in the healthcare space. Many of our members … Continue reading

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Summer Update: Upcoming Events at SurroundHealth

We hope that everyone has been enjoying their summers (as quickly as they are flying by!) While it has been pretty quiet on the SurroundHealth front during the summer months, we want to let you know that we are getting … Continue reading

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Healthcare Professionals Say Lack of Job Prospects is Major Challenge

In a recent poll we conducted with SurroundHealth members, we asked healthcare professionals what their biggest challenges professionally were. Answer choices were: Lack of funding for programs and services, Lack of staff to get the job done, Changes from/implementation of the … Continue reading

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Careers for Health Professionals

Healthcare extenders are at the forefront of patient care—communicating, educating, and caring for them. Important to the healthcare system today, these professionals are starting to be and will continue being majorly impacted by healthcare reform. With the nation focused on … Continue reading

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