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What’s The Difference Between a Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacist?

If you’ve ever picked up a prescription at your neighborhood pharmacy, you’ve definitely spoken with a pharmacist, and more than likely a pharmacy technician. Both of these health professionals work together to ensure timely medication processing, customer assistance, and more. The biggest difference between these two professions, however, comes down to education. In this article, […]

The History and Future of Surgical Technology

  The first documented surgical procedures date back to Ancient Egypt around 3500 years ago. Legend has it that they were performed by knowledgeable priests to treat various maladies. These priests almost certainly required assistants to help with the procedures, which is probably the only thing that hasn’t changed since those ancient surgeries. Today, it […]

Is AI the Future of Medical Assistant Jobs?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly gaining momentum across many industries. In the health sector, its impact is set to fundamentally change medicine, from drug research and development to patient care. With technology becoming a part of everyday life – and the healthcare industry adopting more of the latest developments – AI has become a topic of […]

24 Awesome Reasons to Become Surgical Tech

Surgical technologists (also known as operating room technicians or scrub techs) are an important member of the operating team. They work alongside surgeons and nurses in the operating room, making sure that patients are prepared for surgery, ensuring that piece of equipment is sterilized and working perfectly, and being ready when the surgical team asks […]

How Can I Become an MRI Tech?

MRI technologists are an integral part of the booming allied health industry. Responsible for preparing and positioning patients for MRI procedures, these techs then gather images of their patients’ internal structures by using a computerized MRI scanner. MRI techs are also expected to speak with and calm nervous patients, as this medical procedure may be […]

10 Healthcare Certifications You Can Get in 2 Years or Less

Thinking about starting an allied health career? Over the last decade, healthcare certificate programs have become a popular alternative to degrees due to their affordability, shorter study times, and schedule flexibility. Many allied health careers can be started in less than two years, and are convenient options for people who are considering a career change […]

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