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How to Be a Successful Infection Control - Prevention Coordinator
Posted: 11/5/2020

Your Practice Is Counting on You to Increase Compliance. Here’s How to Get Started.


The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us that as healthcare professionals, we all play a role in preventing the spread of infectious diseases.




Growth and Value – Now is Not the Time to Switch Courses
Posted: 10/14/2020

Maybe you’ve heard, “the recovery is lopsided.” For the most part, many investors don’t care. They see the S&P 500 Index has generally recovered since the bottom on March 23, 2020. What they don’t see is that the bulk of the S&P’s performance has been generated by five stocks. Apple, Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com, Inc., Facebook, Inc., and Alphabet, Inc., which are up 32.37 percent as of Sept. 17, 2020. The rest of the benchmark index has a year-to-date return of -3.30 percent on average.




The Power of a Smile
Posted: 2/26/2020

Years before we had cell phones and airline apps, I became aware that my flight from Seattle to Atlanta had been cancelled due to mechanical issues only after arriving at the airport.  I wasn’t concerned, however, as my airline offered five more Atlanta-bound flights through the course of the day.




A Career Greatly Enhanced by Forensic Science
Posted: 6/21/2019

By: Amber Riley, MS, RDH, FAAFS

 

I’ve given identity opinions to medical examiners and death investigators on the remains of decorated war heroes, children, elders, criminals, murderers, rapists, the wealthy and the destitute.  A confirmed, positive identification of a dead suspect is just as fundamental to a criminal investigation, to close it or to direct or redirect investigations, and to link multiple cases together.




Hinman Announces the 2019 #MyHinman Scholarship Winners
Posted: 5/20/2019

By Kim Donovan

 

We recently announced the winners of our 2019 #MyHinman Campaign, which awarded scholarships to students at three southeastern schools. The winners include:

·       1st Place $1,500: Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA) -- Chattanooga State Community College

·       2nd Place $1,000: Shelby Folger -- Aiken Technical College Dental Assisting Program

·       3rd Place $500: Kiesha Jones -- Augusta Technical College Department of Dental Assisting




Poached Eggs, I don’t think so…
Posted: 1/3/2019

A “poacher” is a person posing as a representative of the Hinman Meeting ready to help you make your hotel reservation. They then continue “pretending” to make the room accommodations concluding with “we need charge your credit card in full.” Only, when the attendee gets to that hotel, the reservation doesn’t exist and their money is gone. The key is to know who the official housing provider is to protect yourself. 




My Journey for Better Breathing and Better Sleep
Posted: 9/26/2018

by Cristi Y. Cheek, DMD

 

My friends and colleagues were skeptical... “How could you possibly have sleep apnea?  You’re young and thin and always so full of energy,” they said to me.  An ENT had a hard time believing it was a possibility as well...




The Difference Between Botox® and Dermal Fillers – Made Ridiculously Simple
Posted: 12/14/2017

By Gigi Meinecke, RN, BSN, DMD, FAGD

 

If you’re in the dark about injectables, don’t feel bad – you’re in plenty of good company.  In this post I’ll break down the differences and indications for both Botox® and fillers as well as compare and contrast the “product identities” of each.

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