Category Archives: Health Care Jobs

Final Thoughts On Hospice

     It’s been a while since my last post because I’ve lost both my parents. My mother unexpectedly died December 2 morning, and my father died December 4. We had hospice take my dad to a hospice unit in a hospital, where they were better staffed and equiped to care for him. I believe that…

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Assistant To An Assistant

Ever see those commercials for schools that call themselves colleges? ” Come to our school and become a doctors assistant!”. Wow! In only two short years you too can be a doctors assistant. In my area we even have a commercial that shows a doctor entering the exam room to see a patient. She is…

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Heart Pumps

     I’ve seen a couple stories about a new heart pump that is attached through a hole in your abdomen and is worn like a book bag on your back. One woman with a failing heart could no longer wait for a transplant so they attached this device to her to keep her blood pumping….

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Welcome to Medcare Forum!

Medcare Forum is a new weblog covering healthcare issues in the United States. We’ll be tackling the tough issues of Universal Health Care, elderly care, baby boomers, and importantly enough … how to pay for it all. MedcareForum.com is another weblog brought to you by Niner Niner – your walkie-talkie to the world. Niner Niner…

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