Considering a degree in Healthcare Administration?

Considering a degree in Healthcare Administration?

According to the US Department of Labor, healthcare will generate 3.2 million jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in the eldery population.

Becoming a Cardiologist

While healthcare remains an integral part of people’s lives in today’s fast changing world, the heart ailments have become very common among the adults. The task of diagnosing the heart conditions and other cardiopulmonary problems, lies with the Cardiologist, who handles the most sensitive part of the human body. He does his best to let […]

Becoming a Dietitian

Millions of people across the globe are facing a common disease today – Obesity. Be it adults or children, most of us hardly know how to eat better without compromising our well-being. Dietitians play a key role in guiding the kids and grown-ups to plan their food and nutrition programs in an effective manner. They […]

The Use of Cognitive Reasoning in Medicine

Building from the concepts of schemata and cognitive load theory, pathologists and cytotechnologists alike uses cognitive reasoning processes such as perception, attention, memory, and search to collect data from the case, including radiologic, macroscopic and microscopic findings (Pena & de Souza Andrade-Filho, 2009).  For example, when looking at a histologic (tissue) slide, the pathologists can […]

Application of Cognitive Learning In the Field of Cytology

Cognitive learning approaches can be applied to any discipline.  It emphasizes problem solving and the facilitation of storage and retrieval of information for applications. One’s ability to learn is dependent on the way one perceives, organizes, store and retrieves information (Grider, 1993).  Most work in cognitive science assumes that the mind is analogous to the […]

MAJOR CHALLENGES FACING UK’S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: What can US learn from UK?

What are the major challenges facing UK’s health care system? The English government determines how expenses are reimbursed, negotiates salaries and contracts with its 1.4 million NHS employees, and limits the availability of expensive technology through the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).  NICE is a controversial body. At its heart is the Center […]

THE DONABEDIAN MODEL OF THE BRITISH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

This is the second part of the Donabedian model for measuring quality of care developed by Avedis Donabedian (Donabedian, 2003). The first part reflected on United Kingdom’s (UK) historical background, government, and economy, including its healthcare overview. The keys to Donabedian’s approach to quality assessment and quality assurance are manifested in three ways of approach: […]