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Be the difference, burnout, FIT Scrubs, healthcare, icu, love, nursing burnout, personal experience, positivity, work environment -

We, as healthcare professionals are quick to notice when things start going south. We can see it in our patients, in social situations, in family dynamics, we recognize it almost instinctively and we are fast to react and save the day, without hesitation. But why don’t we apply the same principles to each other? Why can we be healers of people, but not healers of one another? It’s not different, we are the same, we have the same emotional capabilities. This doesn’t change, no matter the job title, employment, skin color, situation, background or ethnicity. Why is it that I...

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burnout, ego, healthcare, love, marriage, personal experience, startup -

Funny thing about the featured pic... We had two cancellations the night before our FITScrubs photoshoot which left us with only one female model. I needed two more and pretty much ran out of options when my wife, Carrie, saw my situation and began making baby sitter arrangements for our two kiddos for the following day. Just as she put out that fire, she said "It's me, i have to do it. You have no other choice." The rest is history. After 11 years of marriage and raising two children, I am amazed that I can still be amazed by...

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Antimicrobial Technology, FIT Scrubs, HAI, healthcare, medical scrubs -

According to the Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) in their March 2016 update on infection prevention,  HAIs aka Health Care Associated Infections kill over 75,000 people a year and infect over 722,000 patients during their hospital stay. What are HAIs? Ever heard of MRSA, Staph, E-Coli or Pneumonia? Ever heard of a friend's loved one being admitted in a hospital for something small like a toe infection, only to find that they ended up staying in the hospital for 3 months, or worse yet…. never leave? What if I was to tell you that some of those deaths...

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