Archive for June, 2011

Wanted: Meditech Consultants, Advanced Clinicals

Wanted: Meditech Consultants, Advanced Clinicals

Posted on27. Jun, 2011 by .

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Offered by Beacon Partners ~ Engagement responsibilities may include IT planning and needs assessments, system selection and implementation, project management, upgrade coordination and testing, custom programming, application support, interim management, business operational analysis and work flow redesign. Consults with client to define solutions to needs or problem areas, and determines scope of investigation required to […]

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University of Illinois at Chicago Unveils Industry Insider Interviews

University of Illinois at Chicago Unveils Industry Insider Interviews

Posted on24. Jun, 2011 by .

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University of  Illinois at Chicago faculty and staff had the privilege of meeting and interviewing a variety of C-level healthcare IT industry professionals at the HIMSS11 Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS11 took place February 21 –24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. During the last day of the conference, top industry professionals […]

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Don’t Automate Your Paper Processes to Achieve Meaningful Use!

Don’t Automate Your Paper Processes to Achieve Meaningful Use!

Posted on22. Jun, 2011 by .

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What is a Healthcare IT buyer to do to achieve MU? Here is what my teams have done to ensure that our clients consistently achieve their intended results from systems implementations…

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Budget Bonuses: Shoe Money

Budget Bonuses: Shoe Money

Posted on21. Jun, 2011 by .

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A few days ago I talked to a great HCIT candidate we’d placed years ago, just to catch up. We chatted – did the small talk thing for awhile – and finally got the real reason for the call. I knew it would eventually come out and boy, did it. The conversation turned to compensation […]

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Employee Recognition – I See You!

Employee Recognition – I See You!

Posted on20. Jun, 2011 by .

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Over the past years, the healthcare information technology industry has experienced an economic boom specifically correlated to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) financial incentives for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) implementation. For those of us working in companies and closely-related industries within healthcare information technology, we have also noticed. It seems as though every […]

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ARRA, Freakonomics and the Opportunity of a Lifetime!

ARRA, Freakonomics and the Opportunity of a Lifetime!

Posted on17. Jun, 2011 by .

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The Healthcare IT Vendor economic model is built upon vendors obtaining transactions with customers. However, customers do not need transactions, they need the latest functionality available with optimized workflow, maximized adoption and agile infrastructure.

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Wanted:  Executive Director Revenue Cycle Management

Wanted: Executive Director Revenue Cycle Management

Posted on15. Jun, 2011 by .

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Primarily responsible for reviewing and expanding work with existing clients, implementation of new clients, and the quality review and training of current and newly hired associates. Position Responsibilities: . Work with revenue cycle and patient account leaders at clients to implement best practices and improve revenue cycle performance . Evaluate current business offerings and identify […]

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Book Review:  Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery

Book Review: Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery

Posted on14. Jun, 2011 by .

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I’ll be honest.  What initially prompted me to give this selection the #1 spot on my nightstand was the fact that it was coauthored by Harry Greenspun, MD, a colleague who previously shared a “Day in the Life” blog with us here at Healthcare IT Today, and who graciously agreed to participate in UIC’s interview […]

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Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Can You Really Justify Getting Paid To Play Farmville?

Posted on13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Playing Farmville or updating Facebook on company time is stealing, I call it stealing a paycheck. Play on your own time on resources (PC, network, etc) that you pay for. If you are on a break at work and want to access the internet for purposes other than work, be aware that you are being watched… closely. I recommend against using company assets for personal purposes in general. I have my own iPad and I pay AT&T for my own bandwidth. When I want to take 5 minutes to do some personal business at work I whip out my iPad. I recommend a similar strategy.

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Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics – Duke University

Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics – Duke University

Posted on12. Jun, 2011 by .

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RANDY SEARS Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Job Description Operational responsibility for the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics program. Responsible for recruiting including all marketing activities, admissions including managing the process, interviewing and evaluating applicants, preparing students for program start with preterm review materials […]

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Always Listen Before Speaking

Always Listen Before Speaking

Posted on07. Jun, 2011 by .

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It’s crazy to be writing on this topic as this issue is all about something we learned as kids – hopefully from a very early age. Some call it etiquette, while others just refer to it as “good manners.”  Whatever you call it – make sure you’re practicing the art of listening and hesitating before […]

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