Archive for May, 2010

Upcoming Webcast ~ Healthcare IT and Designing & Building the Hospital of the Future

Upcoming Webcast ~ Healthcare IT and Designing & Building the Hospital of the Future

Posted on28. May, 2010 by .

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Gwen DarlingGwen Darling is a Search Executive specializing in Healthcare IT, the Founder of Healthcare IT Central (the leading online Career Center for Healthcare IT job seekers and employers), and the Editor/Founder of Healthcare IT Today. Gwen also is a featured blogger for Healthcare Informatics magazine.More Posts – Website

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Internship Opportunities ~ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology

Internship Opportunities ~ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology

Posted on27. May, 2010 by .

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently posted an OUTSTANDING opportunity that is certainly worth consideration – and I quote: “Please consider an amazing opportunity to support the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology, within the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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Don’t Sit Around Waiting For Bad News ….

Don’t Sit Around Waiting For Bad News ….

Posted on26. May, 2010 by .

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I get calls all the time from candidates who are (are you ready for this) …waiting to get fired. Oh Yeah. Once they realize their career is in jeopardy they hit the speed dial button and call a recruiter. That is not a bad idea – but perhaps their timing could be off (just slightly). […]

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Why You Need A Healthcare IT Recruiter

Why You Need A Healthcare IT Recruiter

Posted on25. May, 2010 by .

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Recruiters. These are the people who are sending you email, leaving multiple voicemails, all without seemingly much benefit. The calls that do get your attention seem like they lead nowhere, with nary a word from your recruiter for weeks on end. So the question that begs to be asked is, why work with a recruiter? […]

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Playing Hard To Get: A Risky Endeavor

Playing Hard To Get: A Risky Endeavor

Posted on24. May, 2010 by .

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Hey you prima donna passive candidates.  Listen up. So… you think playing hard to get is a smart move? I don’t. Search firms and their consultants can be a valuable ally when things go south in your career. They can be a trusted adviser and help you sort out your next move or just listen to you […]

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Communications Coordinator for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

Communications Coordinator for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

Posted on21. May, 2010 by .

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STEPHANIE FRASER Communications Coordinator for CHIME Ann Arbor, Michigan INTRODUCTION: My name is Stephanie Fraser. I have been the Communications Coordinator for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a professional association dedicated to healthcare CIOs, since October of 2009.  JOB DESCRIPTION: As CHIME’s Communications Coordinator, I am responsible for supporting the internal and […]

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Health Information Technology Rated #1 Career for College Grads

Health Information Technology Rated #1 Career for College Grads

Posted on20. May, 2010 by .

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In a report just released by the University of California San Diego Extension, “Hot Careers for College Graduates 2010,” Health Information Technology snagged the coveted #1 spot.  The introduction to the report is as follows: “This is the second edition of this special report on hot careers for college graduates. At a time when U.S. […]

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Director of IT Consulting, Quantros, Inc.

Director of IT Consulting, Quantros, Inc.

Posted on19. May, 2010 by .

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MICHAEL G. TULLOCH Director of IT Consulting Quantros, Inc. Milpitas, California INTRODUCTION: My name is Michael G. Tulloch.  I am the Director of IT Consulting at Quantros, Inc., maker of clinically developed, easy-to-use software solutions designed to help improve quality, and safety, and accreditation standards compliance while lowering costs.  I’ve held this position since February […]

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My Top 5 Signs That the Healthcare IT Job Market is Heating Up

My Top 5 Signs That the Healthcare IT Job Market is Heating Up

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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Much has been written for well over a year about the HUGE potential opportunities coming in Healthcare IT. The common theme is that there will be 50,000 new Healthcare IT jobs in the next 5 years to support ARRA/HITECH and ICD-10 initiatives. To be completely honest with you, until the last month or so, I have been wondering if all the hype was really going to turn to reality.

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Are You Living the Dream?

Are You Living the Dream?

Posted on14. May, 2010 by .

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Are you living the dream? I surely am! Erin Kennedy’s recent blog post on choosing happiness reminded me of a lesson that was taught to me by the former CEO of First Consulting Group, Luther Nussbaum.

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Did You Think It Would Be This Crazy?

Did You Think It Would Be This Crazy?

Posted on13. May, 2010 by .

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This week our firm took on a project for multiple hires with a health system that we have not worked with before (it’s always exciting when taking on new clients).  This new client, like many healthcare organizations across the country, has been and continues to embark on very ambitious projects.  This organization has an unarguable […]

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