3 Things to Do to Celebrate Men’s Health Month

Men's Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of men’s health and encouraging men to prioritize their well-being. This month provides an excellent opportunity to take proactive steps toward a healthier lifestyle. The key to a long and healthy life begins with regular preventative care, fitness, and a holistic […]

The Importance of Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace

Healthcare workers mental health and wellness

The importance of mental health and wellness for healthcare workers cannot be overstated. These professionals play a vital role in providing quality care to patients, but their own well-being often takes a backseat.  Promoting mental health awareness among clinical staff helps create a workplace where turnover is lower, patients see better outcomes, and staff is […]

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance as a Cardiologist

work life balance

Any field of medicine requires a tremendous amount of time and dedication to providing quality care to patients, and cardiology is no exception. The pressure to use all your free time for education and immerse yourself in medicine is great. However, doctors also can’t provide the care their patients deserve if they let themselves fall […]

How to Prevent Nurse Burnout

Healthcare workers mental health and wellness

Our healthcare workers are heroes, but nurses feel burned out, and no wonder! They routinely work long hours, experience compassion fatigue, and deal with life-and-death situations. Ever since COVID-19 hit, nurses have been struggling to keep up. Burnout in the medical field leads to detrimental issues, including unsatisfactory patient outcomes, poor health for nurses, and […]

How to Retain Healthcare Workers

  In any industry, especially healthcare, the ability to identify and recruit talented and qualified staff is only half the battle. Retaining that staff is a never-ending challenge that many healthcare facilities struggle with. Qualified healthcare professionals have become even more essential since the beginning of the pandemic, yet even more difficult to retain. Employee […]

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  We all know that an organization is only as strong as its staff and the team they assemble. If you are looking for highly trained, motivated, and experienced clinical support specialists in the specialized field of cardiology, Healthworks is here for you. As the premier clinical staffing agency for hospitals and practices, we pride […]

What Is a Cardiac Stress Test?

  For a cardiologist to accurately diagnose heart disease, several tests are carried out to best understand how well your heart performs under stress or times when it’s working its hardest. That’s where a stress test can be beneficial. This category of diagnostic testing can reveal problems that might arise while your heart is working […]

What Is the NCDR and Why Is It Important?

  With so many ongoing studies in the cardiovascular field today, one might wonder who is doing the research and where the patients come from. The simple answer is participating hospitals and leading cardiovascular associations in partnership with the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, or NCDR. The NCDR is operated by the American College of Cardiology. […]

Post-Pandemic Healthcare Staffing Trends

  While the most harrowing aspects of the pandemic seem to be behind us, the health sector is still recovering from a severe drop in revenues and employment. COVID-19 upended plans and left healthcare facilities nationwide scrambling to reorganize their day-to-day operations as social distancing became the new norm and providers canceled elective care. Despite […]

The Benefits of Working with a Cardiovascular Service Line Provider

  As the physician and specialist shortage grows steeper and the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to cause shifts in the health care landscape, the need for skilled nurses and technologists is exploding. While the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 9% job growth for registered nurses from 2020 through 2030, that is […]