Archive for September, 2012
Posted on27. Sep, 2012 by Shirley Corsey.
For over two years here at HealthcareITToday, I have chronicled my experiences as a Vendor Certified Healthcare Information Technology Consultant – providing details, advice, and what my work life is like, specifically in the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) job industry from my first hand knowledge. Most of this information I have provided has been based mainly from my sometimes […]
Posted on17. Sep, 2012 by Joe Lavelle.
Are you still not convinced that Health IT is a fascinating, cutting-edge field that deserves your consideration as you think about your professional options? Well, then allow me to share this detail. A recent innovation in the Health IT world, the first ingestible biomedical sensor to receive clearance from the Food and Drug Administration, was featured on The […]
Posted on14. Sep, 2012 by Cassie Sturdevant.
If I said to you, dear readership, that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States, I would venture to say that there is no way you haven’t heard that before. The claim is everywhere from news programs, to movies like Super Size Me, and all over the Internet. It has also spawned an […]
Posted on13. Sep, 2012 by David Kushan.
It simply amazes me (and I am not amazed too often) how bad some people are at hiring or building a team. It’s almost as if, and I am not trying to be sarcastic here, some people are trying to mess things up. Otherwise I can’t imagine how someone in a management role could stop […]
Posted on12. Sep, 2012 by Joe Lavelle.
What does the week of September 10 mean to you? Maybe you are still relaxing in the afterglow of the first full weekend of both college and professional football. You could be noticing that days are getting a little shorter and that only a couple weeks of summer remain. Or, you may think this seems like a particularly […]
Posted on10. Sep, 2012 by David Kushan.
What I have found over the years is that there are two types of contractors: Get A Job Contractor (GAJC) & Build A Practice Contractor (BAPC) “Get A Job” Contractor When this type of contractor is looking for their next contract, they have a mindset that the dollar amount they will be paid and travel […]
Posted on07. Sep, 2012 by Erin Kennedy.
More and more of my clients are telling me that their first interview is a phone interview. Today, it is common to participate in a phone interview as a first step. Phone interviews are designed to weed out candidates who are not a good fit for the company, in spite of their qualifications. Taking the […]
Posted on04. Sep, 2012 by David Kushan.
I want to share a conversation I had with a consultant, who we will call Bob for the sake of this blog, who asked for my advice on a contract he found on his own. So, Bob and I were discussing a contract he was offered. He was accustomed to working for $85 – $90 […]
Posted on03. Sep, 2012 by Gwen Darling.
As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that. Here’s Part 7: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion UIC […]