October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this week’s Friday Five delves into the law and breast cancer, shows how society has changed its attitude toward breast cancer over the years, and takes a look at some organizations worth supporting.
This past week thought leaders from around the nation came together both virtually and in person to raise awareness during National Health IT Week. This week’s Friday Five takes a look at #IHeartHIT and #HITWorks stories, a few Tweets Chats and other notable moments from NHIT Week 2017.
For our Friday Five this week, HealthcareNOW Radio reached out to Ginny Kwong, M.D., Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer for Halifax Health, to share some information about sepsis and discuss Halifax’s innovative approach to leveraging new technology in the race against sepsis.
This week’s Friday Five gets us acquainted with Karen DeSalvo, former National Coordinator, current public health advocate and host of #healthITchicks Twitter Chat and Jennifer Dennard, founder of #healthITchicks. We also sum up some highlights from the chat, leaving some food for thought about the current state of the healthcare industry and where it’s going
September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day and our Friday Five is dedicated to spreading information about the disease and offering ways to raise funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Healthcare Now Radio uses SoundCloud to house our shows’ archives and we’ve been tracking which shows get the most listens. This week’s Friday Five lists the shows played most often on our SoundCloud channel within the last thirty days.
The reports continue to come in and experts say the damage and cost to the great state of Texas due to Hurricane Harvey is unprecedented. This week’s Friday Five compiles five ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
This week’s Friday Five focuses on two health topics: happiness, highlighted by the American Nurses Association and Fruit and Veggies – More Matters, an initiative of the Produce for Better Health Foundation.
This coming Tuesday, August 22nd, Healthcare Now Radio will debut our new resource page, Nurses NOW. Whether you are still in nursing school, freshly graduated or a seasoned vet who wants to stay at the top of your game, HCNR has done the legwork for you and compiled the best the internet has to offer of all things nursing.
This month’s #HITMC Twitter Chat was hosted by Colin Hung and the focus was on healthcare tradeshows and conferences. Our Friday Five rounds up some of the chatter around the five questions Colin asked participants.
National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance that strives to underline the importance of vaccination at all ages. This week’s Friday Five includes all you need to know about vaccines past, present and future and what you can do to support the cause.
The American Nurses Association has designated 2017 the “Year of the Healthy Nurse” and the topic for the month of July is Healthy Sleep. This week’s Friday Five lists why sleep is important and some tips and tricks on how to get a good night’s rest.