Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by John Lynn.
This week I’m on the road for 2 conferences in 2 cities. Then, I’m back for a week before being on the road for another 2 conferences in 2 cities. I’m not quite a road warrior like most healthcare IT consultants, but I’ve certainly learned my fair share about traveling. Here are some tips that […]
There’s a famous book called Rich Dad Poor Dad which identifies the differences between what a rich dad and a poor dad teaches their child. Those teachings and perceptions of life are what make all the difference. I was reminded of this book when I came across this graphic which compares the difference between what […]
Next week I’m heading to Baltimore to attend the AHIMA Annual Convention. It’s a great event that brings together most of the HIM (Health Information Management) professionals in one place. There’s always a good energy and excitement at the convention. If you want to know some of the topics I think they’ll be talking about […]
I was recently talking with a friend about the evolution of job boards online. She had a lot more experience than me but has been out of the game for a few years so she asked me what’s changed. As I thought about it, the challenge with most online job boards is that they get […]
For a number of years, Greythorn has been asking Healthcare IT professionals to participate in their Healthcare IT Market Survey. Your input is greatly appreciated, as this information is compiled to advise employers on future hiring practices. Additionally, this report will help Healthcare IT professionals benchmark themselves against others in the industry. The report will […]
I’ve always been amazed when I’ve looked backed on my career and realized that I’ve never been qualified for any of the jobs I’ve done. Seriously, I didn’t have the skills needed to perform any of the jobs. There were a few times that I thought I was qualified and then I got to the […]
Thanks to a wave of healthcare data breaches, many healthcare organizations are finally starting to take cybersecurity seriously. I don’t know a single healthcare CIO that hasn’t been kept up at night thinking about this challenging problem. The opportunities for careers in healthcare cybersecurity are going to be enormous over the next few years. There’s […]
Posted on 27. Sep, 2016 by John Lynn.
Every so often we like to feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Business Intelligence Analyst job that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position is at Confluence Health in Washington. Here’s a look at what they’re looking for from this position: The Business […]
I recently came across this graphic that shows the top 50 companies to work for according to data from Indeed. Check out the list of 50 companies below: Interestingly, there were no health IT companies on the list. Well, unless you consider Google and Apple and other IT companies like that health IT companies. I […]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2016 by John Lynn.
I’m always shocked at how many people downplay the power of social media in their health IT job search. Far too many people think that social media is about Kim Kardashian and the latest politics (which it is) and nothing more. Turns out that social media is as all-encompassing as culture itself. It covers pretty […]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2016 by John Lynn.
Making use of data is what data engineers do. As more software creates more data, more companies will need more data engineers. But, according to a newly released report by Stitch and Galvanize, there are only 6,500 self-reported data engineers but more than 6,600 job openings in the San Francisco Bay area alone. That’s a […]