Glimpse Into The Dynamic Cultural, Educational, Personal Factors and Professional Perspectives Influencing Front-line Professionals In Healthcare!

Inside Medical Assisting Podcast will introduce you to impactful, at times, deviate from the conventional, present personal experiences, ideas, people that effect and Influence the profession and You.

Doctors and Nurses Collaboration a
becoming

Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.” ― Heath L. Buckmaster

The Human Spirit!

“You Have Within You, Something Magical”

Resistance!

Self-Sabotaging Voice In your Mind

Most of us have two lives!

The life we live, and the unlived life within us!

Secret Thought Life!

Anxiety, uncertainty, feelings of inadequacy…

Self Awareness! The Illusion Of Your Reality!

Your Perception of your self

PODCAST BLOG POSTS

“If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke 

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 17, 2018

Bob Atkins, CEO of Gray Associates a higher education strategy consulting firm shares his knowledge and research of the future of the Job market for Medical Assistants.

Robert G Atkins CEO, Gray Associates, Inc. Contact Information: Phone: 617.366.2836  www.GrayAssociates.com WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO HEAR WILL DEFINITELY IMPACT YOUR  CAREER! What are the challenges of 21st-century educational healthcare systems How is education changing/why What is changing How is the job market for MAs changing Online learning How should a perspective student evaluate a school degree program “If you can

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 16, 2018

Why Every Profession In Healthcare that cares for patients should have an understanding of the meaning of Healing

Cure, not care, became the primary purpose of medicine, and the physician’s role became “curer of disease” rather than “healer of the sick. The Meaning Of Healing? Medicine is traditionally considered a healing profession, but it has neither an operational definition of healing nor an explanation of its mechanisms beyond the physiological processes related to

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 14, 2018

Debbie Ruston, Internationally renowned Coach – Trainer: Why do so few reach their potential!

We have all been conditioned with a past belief system that affects every decision we make each day of our lives. Most don’t recognize how their past conditioning is limiting their present and future result. There is a dry outer crunchy skin. It isn’t until we peel that off that we find a fresh beautiful

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 11, 2018

How to advance from the entry level Medical Assistant level to Healthcare Administration with MGMA’s Student Ambassador Program

By being a Student Ambassador for MGMA Danielle C. (Meyer) Frycek, CMA went from file clerk to Practice Administrator & Healthcare Process Improvement Specialist Danielle C. (Meyers) Frycek Contact Information: daniellecmeyer@lewisu.edu Thought it was worth a share to inform my fellow MAs who are interested in progressing into management. The MGMA now offers a student

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 3, 2018

From Google Chief Health Strategist to Patient, Dr. Roni Zeiger shares his life transforming Experience!

We were born with stories and so was the practice of medicine. Learning From Patients’ Stories And Experiences to Improve Healthcare Dr. Roni Zieger  Contact Information: http://ronizeiger.com/  Technology is transforming our lives including letting us create and share stories in ways limited only by our imaginations. Now let’s innovate together to bring stories back into health

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 28, 2017

When Management Stifles A Medical Assistant Initiative!

What do you do when you are taken out of the Loop of making a difference In you’re Workplace? Taken out of the Loop after Creating the first Medical Assistant Mentoring Program in U.S.A. After finishing high school I joined the US Army to get a skill set and four years of experience. After learning

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 27, 2017

Barrier’s of Multiculturalism in Health Care: Connecting Cultures of Beliefs

Kimberly Scott, Medical Assisting Instructor / Doctorate of Business Administration, Exploring the Dynamics of Knowledge Sharing / Multiculturalism in Health Care The impact of multiculturalism on health care is vast. It is a barrier to communication, understanding of illness, how illness and pain are experienced and expressed, where patients seek help and patients understanding of treatment. Kimberly Scott, Medical

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 24, 2017

This Christmas Be Someone’s Miracle

 Most of us have experienced this mother’s situation, be Someone’s Miracle This Christmas. “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke The Voice of Medical

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 23, 2017

A Christmas Story, Healing The Hidden Pain of despair and hopelessness!

Dedicated To Phoebe (aka ‘PuppyDoc’) HER STORY  Smiles. Laughter. Tears. Groans. Hugs. Hope. Poetry & Medicine “So how does it really feel to be handed someone’s life…to fight for that life…only to lose the very thing you were aiming to save…?” Over the last couple of years, I have often encountered these sorts of questions… questions regarding my days and nights

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 2, 2017

Gia Rolle Kaplan University Career Specialist Takes Medical Assisting Students out of the box of conformity to a new level of possibilities

Gia Rolle opens new doors of opportunities and possibilities by broadening the students perspective about who they are, what they can do, what they can become! Your perspective and understanding of yourself and profession will either limit your future value or increase it. I open new doors of opportunities and possibilities by broadening the students

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 27, 2017

Tasha Turner, Allied Health Educator: Why Understanding Body Mind Spirit Medical Connection Should be incorporated in a 21st Century Allied Health Program

Integrative medicine, which focuses on caring for the whole human being—body, mind, spirit, not just flesh, bones, and organs! What does the Mind have to do with it? Mind Body Connection Neuroscience, Immunology,  Genetics, Molecular Biology, Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine,  Psychology and Quantum Physics proves in the latest Research and articles there is a powerful connection between

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 20, 2017

A 2017 Charlie Brown Special Thanksgiving Story, By Me :))

Lawrence Laganelli Producer/Administrator   JOIN Medical Assistants with Experience Network Group The Largest Online Medical Assisting FaceBook Group In The U.S.A. AND SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE with over 8000 members! If you are an Allied Health Educator or school administrator join the national allied health educators networking group and collaborate with other educators. My Contact Information: lawrencelaganelli@insidemedicalassisting.com “If you can

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 11, 2017

A New state-of-the-art study/ Personal learning program for Allied Health Educational Programs that replaces time wasting, highly ineffective rote study/ learning method.

  The solutions to “I don’t remember what I studied”/ “How to increase a programs student pass rate”! The Rapid Learning Process (RLP) will learn about you as you work with it and assimilate the information you want to study. It will keep track of what you know and how well you know it throughout your

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 8, 2017

Mandy Boger, Medical Assistant, Advocate, Going The Extra Mile For HIV And Hep-C Patients.

The willingness to make a difference in the lives of people! What I wish to change about healthcare! If more PCP doctors would be willing to test and treat we could get further with insurance not many PCP doctors want to learn about Hep c treatment. I am very Passionate about Hep c and HIV

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on October 26, 2017

Self Awareness! The Illusion of Your Reality!

Your Perception of your self! Perception A way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something, it’s a mental impression. … Putting oneself in other’s perspective changes the perception of life. It is the perception of our reality that governs the perspective towards our life. Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are,

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on October 9, 2017

seldom are Medical Assistants given recognition for their Innovative contribution

Appreciation is a fundamental human need. Employees respond to appreciation expressed through recognition of their good work because it confirms their work is valued. When employees and their work are valued, their satisfaction and productivity rises, and they are motivated to maintain or improve their good work. Inside Medical Assisting Presents Emma Townsend Registered Medical Assistant/ Nurse Assistant

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on October 3, 2017

THE NO JOB EXPERIENCE SOLUTION! A Different Professional Mind Set!

Being unique is being distinctive. “Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.”―James Allen,As a Man Thinketh The biggest problems candidates face is getting noticed in the first place. You must create a unique way that differentiates you from others. And here lies the problem. How do you do it?

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on September 9, 2017

Team Based Care, The Future Of Primary Care: The Changing Role Of The Medical Assistant

Mark Valenti, Director of Practice Transformation Describes The Why Of Team Based Care In The Allegheny Health Network Today, many fundamentals of the healthcare landscape are rapidly changing, organizations are finally looking beyond clinical care to dramatically enhance health outcomes.  Teamwork in healthcare is vitally important to patient treatment, care and safety. The better the members of a healthcare team are

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on August 23, 2017

Carolyn O’Daniel President Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Gives Insight Into CAAHEP and the Future of Educational Programming!

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is the largest programmatic accreditor of the health sciences professions. In collaboration with its Committees on Accreditation, CAAHEP reviews and accredits over 2100 individual education programs in 30 health science occupations. CAAHEP accredited programs are assessed on an ongoing basis to assure that they meet the

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on July 27, 2017

Thomas Egnew clinical professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Discusses Patient suffering and the role of the caregiver

The science of medicine has wrought miracles in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. But the art of medicine remains the medium through which illness and suffering are relieved and becomes paramount when biomedicine runs its course and has little to offer the patient. By practicing the art of the consultation, you just might

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on July 17, 2017

Sometimes You Have To Forge Your Own Path! Latasha Brize Medical Assistant, Armed with Persistence!

A Professional Creates Opportunities LaTasha Brize grew up in Champaign, Illinois, raised by a single mother who struggled to keep food on the table by working at an industrial factory. Her mother always encouraged her and her two younger siblings to get a higher education so they could pursue better opportunities. Motivated by her mother’s

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on July 12, 2017

Elizabeth (Sturgeon) Thompson Service Line Administrator Southern Indiana Physicians, Discusses The Medical Assistants Role In Healthcare

The Why And How the role of the Medical Assistant will expand Elizabeth Thompson, medical practice administrator, Indiana University Health – Southern Indiana Physicians, believes that professionalism amongst MAs is increasing as a result of expanded roles in her organization. “The expectations are higher, and medical assistants are meeting these. As medicine moves to be more Lean, medical assistants

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on July 6, 2017

Tammie Morgan Henderson-Hartman, President , Bay Area Galveston County Chapter of Texas Society of Medical Assistants: In Medical Assisting, Heart Is The Purpose!

“Work without love is slavery.” ― Mother Teresa Tammie Morgan Henderson-Hartman, President , Bay Area Galveston County Chapter Of Texas Society Of Medical Assistants “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on June 30, 2017

What Kind Of Person Are You? What Would Others Say About You…?

Your knowledge and aptitude landed you a good job. But those likely weren’t the only assets that got you hired. Chances are your enthusiasm and attitude played a role, too. In an economy with lots of job seekers, employers are looking for people who can bring first-rate skills to the table, with a personality to

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on June 28, 2017

Evamarie Hernandez Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Program Coordinator Expresses Her Feelings About being Diagnosis with Breast Cancer and Awaiting A Double Mastectomy

Evamarie Hernandez, A.A.S-MLT, MA, PHIC-AMCA, QMAP, Phlebotomy Program Coordinator at National American University, Contact Information: LinkedIn hernandezevamarie1@gmail.com “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke  The Voice of Medical

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on June 19, 2017

Employment:The Meaning of Help Wanted

“If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke  We are entering a new era in health care and new skill sets will be needed for 21st

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on June 1, 2017

“The Why” Beyond The Technical Skills, Understanding The other Side Of Healthcare

Some Time’s A Patient Needs Someone To Be There And Listen…Not To Fix Anything Or Do Anything In Particular, But Just To Let Them Feel They Are Supported And Cared About As patients, I think we all, when given the opportunity, want to get better. You lose your purpose in life when you lose your

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on May 25, 2017

Part 2 of 2: Three Front-line Professions Discuss What key Elements Are Missing In The Education Of A Frontline Caregiver

Traditional Healthcare training focuses on “how” — cultivating knowledge and skills through memorization and practice. It has largely ignored “WHY!” Robyn (Tupper) Lombard, OJT Medical Assistant, Practice Manager, current Director of Quality,Safety and Value, St. Vincent Medical Group Allegheny Health Network, Erie, Pennsylvania Previous Podcast Episode With Robyn: A Practice Manger’s perspective of what she searches

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on May 25, 2017

Part 1 of 2: Three Front-line Professions Discuss The Missing Key Elements Of Patient Care In Healthcare

Patients Are People Just Like You and I, Not just a Condition Robyn (Tupper) Lombard, OJT Medical Assistant, Practice Manager, current Director of Quality,Safety and Value, St. Vincent Medical Group Allegheny Health Network, Erie, Pennsylvania Previous Podcast Episode With Robyn: A Practice Manger’s perspective of what she searches for in Medical Assistants Contact Information:  LinkedIn, Email: rlombard@svhs.org

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on May 17, 2017

Natasha (Tasha) Turner, Allied Health Medical Assisting Program Director Is Implementing New Educational Standards In Her Medical Assisting Program

“If you can change the way Students think. The way they see what they do. The way they see their Profession. You can change Lives To paraphrase Steve Jobs “A lot of people in Healthcare haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on May 6, 2017

E-Learning: The Future Healthcare professionals Education Experience

Will this brave new world of e-learning make face to face education a thing of the past? This is unlikely to happen. In the future we will use different formats that help us achieve different outcomes: Evidence based learning resources to help doctors develop excellent applied knowledge; interactive case histories to help them develop problem

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on April 19, 2017

We all have purposes. Mine is using my experiences to encourage other women to achieve excellence, put forth all they have to succeed and to remember, life is too short to sweat the small stuff.

Melanie Staub Story “Out of the ashes” “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein Eighteen years following Brian’s death were filled with very tragic times, i.e., an abusive marriage, raising 7 kids (3

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on March 28, 2017

Caring For A Best Friend With Leukemia Inspired Her To Become A Medical Assistant!

Ashley Reed Member Michigan Society Of Medical Assistants Share’s Her Personal Story ! Ashley Reed Contact Information: ashleyareed1990@gmail.com If it wasn’t for my best friend teaching me the fundamentals about on how to take care of someone I’m not sure where I’d be – Ashley Reed The Voice of Medical Assisting” Podcast will introduce you to impactful, at

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on March 21, 2017

In Heathcare it is easier to act our way into a new kind of thinking than it is to think ourselves into a new way of acting- Corey Rotella, CNA

“Every human interaction offers you the chance to make things better or to make things worse.” ― Barbara Brown Taylor  I take care of people for a living. Taking proactive steps forward does not mean minimizing the emotions that are derived from those actions. It means walking through them and using the experience to grow.

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on March 14, 2017

The implication of a Robotic Phlebotomist, with Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP) Director Center for Phlebotomy Education

How will this affect the Profession, the Education, the Student, the Work Place, Patient Engagement Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP) has been involved in phlebotomy for over 30 years as a medical technologist, educator, and legal consultant. As the Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education, he conducts workshops, in-services, and conferences on phlebotomy across the

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on March 8, 2017

A Phlebotomy Program Coordinator Perspective, Will Humanity Be Replaced By Technology?

How Will Your Profession Change In The Future? The Workplace And Education As You Know It, Will It Change? Evamarie Hernandez, A.A.S-MLT, MA, PHIC-AMCA, QMAP, Phlebotomy Program Coordinator at National American University, Contact Information: LinkedIn hernandezevamarie1@gmail.com Coming Next Week: The implication of a Robotic Phlebotomist  Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP) Director Center for Phlebotomy Education, Inc.    “If you can change

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on March 2, 2017

Medical Assistants who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

Medical Assisting take heed According to the research conducted by the World Economic Forum, in 2020, over one-third of skills that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed. Michelle Dew, (M.B.A.) Health Care Administration/Management Quality and Patient Safety Manager in a Michigan Regional Health System I collect, review, track, trend and present my hospital’s publicly

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on February 25, 2017

Understanding the Daily Struggles of the Patient

As patients, I think we all, when given the opportunity, want to get better. You lose your purpose in life when you lose your ability to function. You lose your sense of self. We have to be given permission and encouraged to change the dynamic and play an active role in our healthcare decisions by

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on February 21, 2017

Why is One of the Most In-Demand Jobs In Healthcare So Low Paid?

Those who care for our Family members Can hardly care for theirs. Why? No matter the setting in which they work are low-paid, often without health insurance and confronted with back-breaking labor and challenging clients with complex medical needs. These caregivers provide the most intimate care imaginable to frail and vulnerable people. We depend on

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on February 15, 2017

Anxiety, uncertainty, feelings of inadequacy… Secret Thought Life!

“The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.” ― Marcus Aurelius Anxiety, uncertainty, feelings of inadequacy…that three headed beast from within pops up from time to time in an attempt to block me from progress when life gets difficult. The first step to battling that monster is to become aware of it; to

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on February 14, 2017

Insight Into Medical Assisting Credentials/Testing/ School Accreditation

Christina, previous Director for the CAAHEP accredited Medical Assisting Program at Coffeyville Community College Contact Information LinkedIn / christinatucker11@gmail.com  Christina Previous Podcast The Missing Piece In A Medical Assistants Education, Critical Thinking! “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” ― C.S. Lewis “If you can change the way people

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 31, 2017

CNA’s In Healthcare,Their Perspective, What They Experience,What They Feel, Their Image, What’s Needed.

The Caregivers Seldom Spoken Of In Healthcare A voice from the trenches of long term care According to the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants, more than 4.5 million caregivers provide direct, hands-on care to ill and elderly patients in nursing homes or other facilities each day. Alice, CNA Edge Contributor I am a CNA. Certified

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 23, 2017

“Purposeful Proud Professional” Describes A ScribeAmerica Scribe

Changing The Culture Of Healthcare Doctors Save Lives. Scribes Save Doctors. I will excel in my role as a scribe. I understand that I have been specially trained for a unique and critical role. The work that I do must be accurate and efficient. It’s work that ultimately helps save lives. With that always in

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on January 4, 2017

How President Elmo Frazer Created one of the Best Practice Allied Health College program in the U. S. A.

The Purpose of an Allied Health Medical Assisting Program is to develop the Highest Level of Professionalism for the Work Force Campuses today deal with many challenges. Being able to think outside the box and effectively adapt to new challenges are the keys to running a “well-organized college or university,” Sustainability To be sustainable, a

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 12, 2016

There is a Quiet Desperation In Healthcare, It’s a Human Issue! Cracking The Healthcare Culture Code: You Are The Solution!

There is a Quiet Desperation In Healthcare, It’s a Human Issue! Susan is the co-founder of Healing HealthCare Systems, a thought leader and knowledge expert on how the environment of care impacts the patient experience. She is a well-published author, having written articles and whitepapers for major healthcare journals and periodicals focusing on noise in

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on December 5, 2016

How do you Measure Excellence In the Medical Assisting Profession?

“Excellence is the Result of Caring more than others think is Wise, Risking more than others think is Safe, Dreaming more than others think is Practical, and Expecting more than others think is Possible.” ― Ronnie Oldham “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 28, 2016

Film Maker Perspective Of What Is Desperately Needed in Healthcare

Inside My Being Patient care is more than just healing — it’s building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul. Empathy in healthcare is the capability to share another person’s emotions and feelings. The empathy we convey to our patients, families and to each other creates the culture of caring we continually work toward. See

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 23, 2016

Medical Assistant gave the gift of life to one of her own patient! A Thanksgiving Blessing

Genevieve Maldonado a medical assistant gave the gift of life to one of her own patients! Her kidney! I spoke with Genevieve an Albuquerque medical assistant, around this time (Thanksgiving 2016). Genevieve  became a kidney donor for a 10-year-old girl, Shalie Yazzie.  Shalie was on dialysis for  three years after a medical condition left her with kidney Failure. 

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 14, 2016

Medical Assistants Employment Stress Solution

The Value Of Having A Personal Employment Representative  Contact Information 904-645-5153 cbonn@appleone.com “To find, to understand, and to fill the needs of another.” Christen Bonn Assistant Branch Manager ALL’s WELL Health Care Services “If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change

Posted by Lawrence Laganelli on November 5, 2016

Most of us have two lives!

The life we live, and the hidden unlived life within us! “Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.” ― Heath L. Buckmaster   Also listen to: Secret Thought Life! Anxiety, uncertainty, feelings of inadequacy… Resistance:  The

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Episode 35 The Role of Patients in Patient Centered Care