Archive for May, 2013

Recommended Reading:  Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Recommended Reading: Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Posted on29. May, 2013 by .

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When we launched Healthcare IT Today back in February of 2010, I was tasked with recruiting a team of bloggers who could bring varied and fascinating perspectives to all things swirling around Healthcare IT workforce and career development.  One of the bloggers I recruited, Joshua Waldman, was not involved directly with Healthcare IT per se, […]

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Online Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Course (Discount Available)

Online Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Course (Discount Available)

Posted on24. May, 2013 by .

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The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, from The Project Management Institute (PMI), is one of the most valued credentials in project management. It helps assure employers that holders are committed to project management, and can take responsibility for all aspects of a project for its entire lifespan. Furthermore, PMP certified individuals are expected to be […]

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3 Things Contractors Do Wrong That Lead to Short Contracting Careers

3 Things Contractors Do Wrong That Lead to Short Contracting Careers

Posted on23. May, 2013 by .

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Many people get into contracting for different reasons.  Some of those reasons I discussed in a previous post titled Guide to Successfully Working as a Consultant in the Healthcare IT Industry – Part One However, what I see all too often are people deciding to leave the world of contracting because they are not able to […]

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Health IT Matters in Responding to Tragedy

Health IT Matters in Responding to Tragedy

Posted on15. May, 2013 by .

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Amid the destruction and the terror that took place at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, there was nothing greater than the exhibitions of human kindness and courage that we were privileged to witness both that day and in the days that followed. Medics and ordinary citizens rushing into a smoky […]

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The Challenges In Billing For Hours When Working From Home

The Challenges In Billing For Hours When Working From Home

Posted on10. May, 2013 by .

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When you travel to a client location each week and spend 40 hours a week on site, the client sees you there; they don’t have any question as to whether or not you put in 40 hours for the week. So they do not have any problems signing off and approving the 40 hours you […]

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Healthcare IT Recruiter Certification Available

Healthcare IT Recruiter Certification Available

Posted on10. May, 2013 by .

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Certified Healthcare Technology Hiring Professional (CHTHP) The 4Med CHTHP Certification program is designed to engage employment professionals on the topic of Healthcare Information Technology, Electronic Medical Records and Employment Methods in the HIT Vertical. The program is presented with self-paced online lessons, quizzes and exams as well as multimedia audio and video review. The hands-on […]

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Earth Friendly EMRs

Earth Friendly EMRs

Posted on06. May, 2013 by .

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With celebrations around our country for Earth Day just barely in our rear-view mirrors, many of you probably can share examples of how the care taking of our planet was discussed in your community organizations, in your office, or at your child’s school. But, it’s not just a holiday designated some forty years ago that […]

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Online EMR-Related Certifications, Training, and CEUs Available From CareerBoss

Online EMR-Related Certifications, Training, and CEUs Available From CareerBoss

Posted on03. May, 2013 by .

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The lack of certifications and/or training is often the one thing standing in the way between professionals and the career they desire.  Many are “faking it” when it comes to certain software programs or proficiencies, dreading the day when their cover is blown.  But it’s difficult to work full-time and attend traditional training courses that […]

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Million Hearts® Webinar

Million Hearts® Webinar

Posted on01. May, 2013 by .

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is hosting the Million Hearts® Webinar on May 7th in honor of National High Blood Pressure Education and Stroke Awareness months.  Leading experts will discuss how they are using the latest health IT tools to standardize and improve the delivery of care to reduce […]

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