The month of August is recognized nationally as Immunization Awareness Month.   Immunization is a process that protects one’s body, or immune system, against harmful elements that could enter.  Mostly these include diseases that we could come in contact with.  In addition, immunizations help develop one’s...

What do you think of when you or someone says, “I had a good night sleep”?  A good night sleep is important but can have a different meaning to different people.  Maybe a good night sleep means sleeping without waking up.  Or maybe you like...

As we explored in the previous blog, The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, also known as the NAHUC plays a large role in the health unit coordinator profession.  In addition to certification and recertifications, the NAHUC assists to provide education, support and networking for...

The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, also known as the NAHUC holds an annual conference to promote the profession of a health unit coordinator.  This is the 37th year of the conference and is open to unit coordinators, supervisors, administrators, educators and additional individuals...

Earlier this week we looked at what medical billing is and how it is important in the medical system.  However, to understand medical billing completely, it is necessary to dive a little deeper into medical coding.  Medical coding takes health information from medical records and...

The medical field is a complex and large system that includes not only many positions, but also many layers of care and many pieces that contribute to making the system function.  To fully understand the medical field, we are going to take a look at...

CONGRATULATIONS, AMANDA! AMANDA IS OUR TUITION REIMBURSEMENT WINNER FOR JULY! "Hello! My name is Amanda, and I’m thrilled to win the tuition reimbursement! It is an awesome opportunity. My plans are to attend nursing school at Neosho County Community College, and attend a RN-to-BSN program upon graduation....

Appreciation by dictionary definition is a recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.  It can also mean having a complete understanding of the worth of something.  Appreciation in a relationship can take many forms from words spoken, to acts of service...

Many of us have been visitors or possibly even a patient at a hospital, at one point in time.  A hospital can be a confusing place to visit because of the unique terminology that is used to differentiate departments and sections of the hospital.  It...

Fourth of July is the celebration of the independence of the United States from the British.  Many of us recognize this holiday as a day to celebrate America.  We may have similar traditions of fireworks, cookouts, parades, and wearing red, white and blue.  What are...

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