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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 the Holiday Season while Staying Healthy

Parties, cocktails, turkeys, desserts—how do you stay healthy with all the joys that come with the holiday season? It’s important to remind patients, clients, and loved ones to celebrate in moderation and to keep in mind some tips for staying … Continue reading

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Establishing a Social Media Strategy Plan for Health Communicators—10 Step Game Plan from the CDC

Despite being released a couple of years ago, the CDC resource “The Communicator’s Social Media Toolkit,” offers a great place for healthcare professionals to get started with having a social media presence. SurroundHealth member and health educator, Robin Vlamis, MPH, … Continue reading

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