Michigan Health Care Jobs, MiHCJ, is the only state specific program that connects healthcare professionals with Michigan’s healthcare employers in communities located in all regions of the state. The program is free to job seekers and supported by member healthcare employers. MiHCJ lists only Michigan allied health jobs to support the development and retention of the Michigan healthcare workforce.
MiHCJ launched in 2007 as a program of the Michigan Health Council. For more than 65 years, the Michigan Health Council has been working to connect health care professionals with jobs, promote health care education, and address the challenges facing health care employers and employees in Michigan. The Michigan Health Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to find innovative solutions and build networks to support health care workforce issues in Michigan.
Health Care IT: Work group delves into deluge of health data, offers best practices
“Healthcare providers are receiving a much larger volume of personal health data from patients with the proliferation of smartphones, tablets and home- and wearable-monitoring devices. And expert groups are studying these developments and crafting recommendations for providers on how best to handle and use these data, enhancing patient care and minimizing liability.”…Read More
Pharmacists: The new heroes of chronic care
“For years, the goal of investing in better, more desirable pharmacies seemed to be in making them smaller. Automated systems made it easy to call in a refill without talking to anyone. Drive-thrus limited one-on-one interaction to what you could hear through a crackly speaker or yell at a window. Mail order brought the Rx right to your front door. Text messages were all the reminder we needed. Today’s pharmacy innovations couldn’t be more different. Pharmacists are coming out from behind the counter to consult and spend time with customers. They’re being trained to be specialists in motivational interviewing, adherence and management of specific chronic conditions. Even staying with patients as they make the transition into those successful first months of treatment..” …Read More