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Patient Safety and the Second Victim

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Sep 16, 2020 4:56:17 PM

The World Health Organization reports that patient harm causes as many deaths as tuberculosis and that 1 in 10 patients is harmed by a hospital stay. How then, do you improve patient safety in your medical organization without leaving your healthcare providers behind?

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This Online Calculator Can Predict Your Patient's Stroke Risk

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Aug 14, 2020 3:38:25 PM

A new study from the University of Virginia Health System shows that doctors can predict patients' risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess body fat around the abdomen and waist.

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Acute Depression, Stress, Anxiety Higher at Peak of Pandemic

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jul 30, 2020 3:00:12 PM

New evidence out of Australia shows elevated psychological distress, including depression and anxiety symptoms occurred during the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak. The new study was published July 28, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, by Jill Newby and colleagues of the University of New South Wales at the Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia.

Topics: Provider Health and Wellness Behavioral Health Software Covid-19
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Infecting the mind: Burnout in healthcare workers during COVID-19

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jun 4, 2020 12:56:38 PM

Doctors and nurses across the country are experiencing occupational burnout and fatigue from increased stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A team of researchers and medical professionals at Texas A&M University and Houston Methodist Hospital are working together to fight two afflictions: COVID-19 and the mental strain experienced by medical professionals.

Topics: Provider Health and Wellness Covid-19 News Release
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World TB Day 2020

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Mar 24, 2020 5:43:26 PM

March 24th is World Tuberculosis day. In light of the current pandemic it's easy to forget medical professionals are waging war against many other diseases. Let's shine a light on TB and all that's being done within the medical community to prevent this disease.

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February is American Heart Month

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Feb 20, 2019 9:15:25 AM

Begun in 1963, American Heart Month was created to encourage better heart health amongst Americans. Considering that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, this month is particularly important in terms of national health.

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How to Diagnose Compassion Fatigue

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Feb 18, 2019 9:51:09 AM

Especially common in healthcare providers, the "cost of caring" can wreak havoc on providers' work ethic and personal happiness. These 8 symptoms are among the most common--and most severe--sensations people suffering from compassion fatigue may experience. 

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Physician Burnout Remains Significant Problem for Healthcare Providers

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Jan 22, 2019 10:47:50 AM

 In a study conducted by Medscape, a large portion of healthcare providers are still reporting physician burnout. A whopping 44 percent of those interviewed rated themselves burned out, with an additional 11 percent labeling themselves as “colloquially depressed”.

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5 Tips on Having Heart-Healthy Holidays

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on Nov 26, 2018 11:49:22 AM

The holiday season is often packed with parties and food. From family get-togethers to corporate shindigs, there’s no shortage of tasty treats to choose from. Unfortunately, the majority of these offerings are far from healthy.

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