Archive for August, 2011

A “Thanks to Nurses” Follow Up

A “Thanks to Nurses” Follow Up

Posted on25. Aug, 2011 by .

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About a month ago, I posted Healthcare IT Observations and Thanks to Nurses! in which I discussed supporting my mom through bi-lateral mastectomy at a hospital that had recently gone live on their EMR. At the end of this post after my Health IT comments, I included a big “thank you!” to all the nurses […]

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The Advancement of Nursing Informatics – Recorded Webinar from UIC

The Advancement of Nursing Informatics – Recorded Webinar from UIC

Posted on23. Aug, 2011 by .

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The Advancement of Nursing Informatics The University of Illinois at Chicago presents the recording of  the most recent Webinar in their series: The Advancement of Nursing Informatics.  Shannon Pohl, RN, BSN, MS discussed the advancement of nursing informatics and answered questions including: How do you make the transition from nursing to health informatics? What career opportunities do you see […]

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Wanted:  Senior Manager, Health Plan Technology

Wanted: Senior Manager, Health Plan Technology

Posted on19. Aug, 2011 by .

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Offered by Deloitte ~ Health Plans Health Plans face a number of unique environmental pressures that affect the way they will conduct business today and in the future – among them a need for increased privacy and security, an intense focus on risk management, access to capital, efforts to consolidate and streamline IT functions, the […]

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How To Network On LinkedIn

How To Network On LinkedIn

Posted on18. Aug, 2011 by .

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For those of you who have talked to me, you know that I unabashedly love LinkedIn. As social networking goes for professionals, it’s my favorite. LinkedIn has a much cleaner interface than other sites such as MySpace, Plaxo or Facebook. Setting up a profile on LinkedIn can put your name at the top of the […]

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Says Healthcare Leading Market in IT Jobs Creation

Bureau of Labor Statistics Says Healthcare Leading Market in IT Jobs Creation

Posted on17. Aug, 2011 by .

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In it’s latest Occupational Outlook Handbook, the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a very optimistic jobs creation outlook for current and potential Healthcare IT professionals.  According to the Website: Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average. Job prospects should be very good, particularly for technicians with strong computer software skills. Entrants usually […]

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Please Don’t Put Me On HOLD!

Please Don’t Put Me On HOLD!

Posted on12. Aug, 2011 by .

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At times I like to give career and coaching advice to this audience. Other times, I just have to RANT. This (I warn you) will be a RANT! When you are on a phone interview, please try and remember to (ok, always) ignore any and all incoming calls. Just yesterday I took an unscheduled call […]

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