Tag: encouragement

January 16, 2018 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

December 23, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

November 8, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

October 9, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

July 17, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

July 6, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

“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…

June 30, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

June 28, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

June 1, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

May 25, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

May 25, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

May 17, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

“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…

April 19, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

March 28, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

March 8, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

February 15, 2017 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

“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…

November 23, 2016 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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. …

November 5, 2016 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

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…

October 12, 2016 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

Medical Assistants Can Be On Forefront Of Making Empathic Care A Norm In Healthcare Creating A New Image Of The Medical Assistant In Healthcare Empathy falls under Social Awareness. This skill reflects a person’s ability to connect with others and to relate to them which is an essential skill in building and managing healthy relationships….

August 24, 2016 Lawrence Laganelli No comments exist

As Healthcare Evolves So will the Role and Skills of the Medical Assistant Research evidence indicates that there are strong positive relationships between a healthcare team member’s communication skills and a patient’s capacity to follow through with medical recommendations, self-manage a chronic medical condition, and adopt preventive health behaviors. Studies show that the ability to…