Surprise Medical Bills: A Call to Congress for Action

The letter, led by the American Medical Association and signed by 110 other medical societies, points out that the legislation, if tilted toward insurers, could cause staffing shortages in rural areas and other underserved communities.

Epilepsy Awareness Month: Facts & Figures

It is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. The Epilepsy Foundation wants you to know important facts about seizures and seizure first aid.

AMA: Flu Shots Encouraged for Everyone Over Six Months

The American Medical Association also urges physicians to encourage their pregnant patients to get the flu vaccine.

Movember: Changing The Face of Men’s Health

Wondering about all the mustaches you're seeing lately? Movember is back to raise awareness for men's health.

Truth and Challenges of Being a Doctor and a Parent

Doctors and nurses who are also parents face many unique challenges. Hear from a few current providers about how they deal with them.

How to Deal with Rejection from Employers

No one likes being rejected, especially from employers. Here are 5 ways doctors can emotionally recover from not landing a job.

Introducing our provider credentialing checklist

Credentialing is a complicated process and missing documents cause massive delays. That’s why we created a checklist to help keep things organized.

The prevalence of racial and gender inequality in healthcare

How prevalent is racism and sexism in healthcare today? We looked at all sides of the issue. Here’s what we found.

The rising problem of ageism in healthcare

Ageism is unfortunately common in healthcare. Here are the many ways it manifests and how it affects doctors and patients alike.

Q&A: Staff Nurse vs. Travel Nurse

How do you choose between becoming a staff nurse and becoming a travel nurse? We interviewed someone who’s done both.

Do doctors, nurses, and other practitioners get along?

When healthcare practitioners don’t get along with each other, there are big consequences. But is this an issue? We decided to investigate.

Why are so many doctors choosing suicide?

On average, one doctor commits suicide every day. To understand why, we looked into this heartbreaking statistic and what can be done.

Why does credentialing take so long and cost so much?

It can take months to credential a provider and cost a facility millions. We investigated to figure out why.

Pros and Cons of Becoming a Travel Nurse

If hitting the road and being a travel nurse sounds ideal to you, make sure you consider everything first. Here are the pros and cons.

5 Ways to Pay Off Medical School Loans Faster

Student loan debt is at an all-time high, especially for med students. Here are 5 ways to expedite paying them off.

How hard should schools push med students?

Everyone knows med school can be tough. But with a rise in burnout, PTSD, and suicide, many are questioning if it has to be this tough. We investigated to find out.

10 Free CME Courses Every Physician Should Take

A lot of CME courses either cost money or are only available to specialists. Here are 10 that are free and any physician can take.

What The Color of Your Scrubs Means and How to Choose

Ever wonder why there are so many different-colored scrubs? We explain each color’s meaning, how they affect patients, and how to choose between them.

4 Ways to Prevent Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is a growing problem in America, with many potential causes. We look at the latest research and how to prevent it.

5 Ways to Find a Nursing Job You Love

Slow credentialing makes many physicians frustrated with their employers. But is it their fault? We investigated to find out the facility’s process.

Doctor Spotlight: C. Ron Byrd

With over 25 years of experience in making patients feel both comfortable and taken care of, Dr. C. Ron Byrd is a certified healthcare hero.

12 Things You Can Do While Waiting to Be Credentialed

Slow credentialing makes many physicians frustrated with their employers. But is it their fault? We investigated to find out the facility’s process.

The Rising Concern of PTSD and Suicide in Medical Professionals

We investigated why PTSD and suicide are so prevalent among medical professionals and what can be done.

What provider credentialing is like for facilities

Slow credentialing makes many physicians frustrated with their employers. But is it their fault? We investigated to find out the facility’s process.

How to Land a Healthcare Job When You Don’t Know Anyone

“It’s all about who you know” has some truth to it, but it’s not everything. Here are five ways to land a healthcare job when you don’t know anyone.

How should doctors deal with hypochondriacs?

Somewhere between 2 to 5 percent of Americans suffer from what’s commonly known as hypochondria. Read about how doctors can help.

10 Free CEU Courses Every Nurse Can Take

Here are continuing medical education courses that are free and available to every kind of nurse.

3 Ways Faster Credentialing Can Improve Healthcare in America

It can take anywhere from a few weeks to six months to get credentialed. But what if that could be done much quicker? Here's what would happen.

7 Time Management Tips for Doctors and Nurses

Doctors lead busy lives, with jam-packed schedules and varying tasks, time is of the essence. Here are a few time management tips to optimize your time.

Understanding the difference between HIPAA vs HITECH

How the HITECH act affects current HIPAA regulations and why physicians and hospital administrators need to know about it.

Common HIPAA Violations and How to Avoid Them

Most HIPAA violations are career ending, here are the most common types of HIPAA violations that physicians often commit and how to avoid them.

Top Five Insurance Policies You Don’t Need

Here are the top five insurance policies where we tend to take on too much insurance. Find out how to avoid them, and how to leverage them.

Our Hong Kong Event: Healthcare Meets Blockchain

Our recent trip to Hong Kong and the success of our Healthcare Meets Blockchain event as we head into the final round of our token sale.

Is Blockchain Interested in Healthcare?

While blockchain-based currencies and tokens get most of the attention, alternative distributed ledger technologies are quietly making headway, most importantly, Hashgraph.

Better Ways to Handle Negative Interactions with Your Patients

The best way to deal with challenging patient interactions is to try and prevent them in the first place. If it is not possible to avoid a negative interaction, then you should deal with the problematic situation using effective communication, active listening and problem-solving.

The Benefits of Mobile Technology in Healthcare

Technology can significantly improve health outcomes. For example, it can help with chronic disease management by reminding patients to take their medications at the right time. It can also help patients more easily access their medical charts via their smartphones at anytime.

National Nurses Week: Specials and Discounts for Nurses

For National Nurses week, Intiva Health wants to share our gratitude for your hard work by providing you with the top CME/CE courses from our platform for FREE.

Intiva Health Makes the Final 16 in the World Tokenomic Start Ups Challenge

Intiva Health is honored and excited to announce that they have been invited to the World Tokenomic Forum Summit, they have been chosen as 1 of 16 prestigious finalists competing in the Sandcastle Startups Challenge this month in Grand Cayman

5 Steps for a Successful Token Launch

ICOs sell what are called utility tokens. Although somewhat similar to an IPO’s share, a token’s valuation comes from the perceived usage of a platform. In other words, tokens offer access to a company’s service, not its profits. Examples of this are FileCoin, who’s tokens can be used to buy disk storage, or Intiva tokens, which grant access to career-related services for healthcare professionals.

How Blockchain Can Positively Impact The Healthcare Sector

Blockchain technology is a decentralized network for storing transactions or information in a digitally encrypted ledger. This means that there is no centralized authority responsible for verifying transactions, but instead, a server spread across different terminals and in different locations.

What is PCI DSS Compliance? How Does Intiva Health Meet the Criteria?

Founded in 2006 by Visa, MasterCard, JCB International, American Express and Discover, the PCI Security Standards Council is a global organization that maintains standards for the Payment Card Industry. PCI Security Standards Council helps ensure that cardholder data is kept secure all over the world. The companies above all share equally in the governance and execution the Council’s work.

A Stranger Saved My Life

April is National Donate Life Month. To help encourage people to register themselves as donors, we have decided to celebrate those lives that have been saved by the gift of organ donation. Here are two incredible stories that show the real value of an organ donation.

Intiva Health Announces New Partnership with Hosts of Bad Crypto Podcast

Intiva Health, a decentralized credentialing and verification platform for medical professionals, announced a new strategic partnership with the founders and co-hosts of Bad Crypto Podcast, widely recognized as influential thought leaders in the blockchain and cryptocurrency communities.

Surgical Robots, the Future of Medicine.

Staying in compliance with HIPAA while using social media is a big concern for most medical professionals. It only takes one careless social media post to reveal sensitive patient information. Although patient privacy is always a valid concern, you can use social media in a way that won’t violate HIPAA compliance. And when used correctly, it can be a robust tool for your practice.

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant While Using Social Media

Staying in compliance with HIPAA while using social media is a big concern for most medical professionals. It only takes one careless social media post to reveal sensitive patient information. Although patient privacy is always a valid concern, you can use social media in a way that won’t violate HIPAA compliance. And when used correctly, it can be a robust tool for your practice.

Recognizing Doctors Nationwide for National Doctors’ Day

Millions of physicians around the world have taken a Hippocratic oath to care for the injured and the sick. On any given day, doctors can be found performing life-saving surgeries, curing diseases and helping to heal broken bones.

Current Humanitarian Opportunities for Doctors

When asked why they decided to practice medicine, many doctors say “to help people.” Volunteering or working overseas with a humanitarian organization is a great way for medical professionals to offer help the people who need it most.

Astronaut Scott Kelly and his latest expedition into Osteoporosis Research

In March of 2015, American astronaut Scott Kelly embarked on a yearlong expedition to the International Space Station.  His mission brought together 10 research teams from around the nation to accomplish one goal: discover what happens to the human body after spending one year in space.

Intiva Health to Leverage Swirlds Hashgraph and Build the Industry’s First Integrated Career Platform for Healthcare Professionals

Intiva Health and Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, announced today that Intiva Health will utilize Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to build the fastest network for placement and ongoing credentialing of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

3 Reasons Why Continuing Medical Education Is So Important

All medical professionals need to continue their education throughout their career in order to provide the highest possible level of patient care, advance one's career, maintain membership in professional organizations and more.

Surviving the CE compliance audit. Where do you stand on CE compliance?

If you received an audit notice from your state’s governing or specialty board, would you meet 100 percent compliance of your continuing education requirements?

Want to fight burnout? Embrace the suck.

Many healthcare providers feel honored to care for others sisters and dads and brothers and friends, yet we are all of those things to others and find it a difficult balance.

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