Archive for May, 2014

Killer Method to Learn About Health IT and Network with Leaders

Killer Method to Learn About Health IT and Network with Leaders

Posted on30. May, 2014 by .

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In a recent LinkedIn discussion I saw some really great career advice from Kyle Samani, CEO of Pristine. This was Kyle’s comment in response to our post on the value of an EHR certificate: I regularly interview students from the UT HIT program and I find that their certificate is next to meaningless. The program […]

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Environmental Impact of Consulting

Environmental Impact of Consulting

Posted on29. May, 2014 by .

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What are the impacts of consulting? I would say the effects of consulting are overwhelmingly positive as I hear via feedback from clients all the time. Healthcare IT consultants are truly making a difference for their clients and patients’ lives. However, I’m wondering about the environmental impacts of the consulting profession. Have you ever taken […]

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4 Steps to Transition to a Health IT Job

4 Steps to Transition to a Health IT Job

Posted on27. May, 2014 by .

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One of the big challenges we have in healthcare is being open to the idea of someone transitioning to healthcare IT from something outside of healthcare. In fact, the same could be said about someone coming from the clinical side of healthcare to the IT side. Although, the later seems easier than the former. While […]

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5 Interview Deal Breakers

5 Interview Deal Breakers

Posted on21. May, 2014 by .

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Kate Ottavio published a list of what she calls “interview deal breakers.” She was definitely writing from the perspective of hiring a healthcare PR professional, but I thought that the list was applicable to healthcare IT as well. Here’s her list: Lack of passion/definitiveness for career choice doesn’t look good. Assuming you got the job. […]

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The Lowdown on Resume Distribution

The Lowdown on Resume Distribution

Posted on19. May, 2014 by .

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It can seem overwhelming to distribute your resume and get your name out there, but it doesn’t have to be. If you can slow down, think things through, and be confident in your search and distribution, then it will be much easier. Here are some things you should remember and be aware of when choosing […]

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The Value of an EHR Certificate in Finding a Job

The Value of an EHR Certificate in Finding a Job

Posted on16. May, 2014 by .

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My sister in law recently told me that she was in a medical education program and that she had the option to add on an EHR certificate as well. She asked me if I thought that getting the EHR certificate would help her get a job. While not all certificates are created equal, my response […]

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Wanted:  Healthcare Consulting Senior Principal – Optimization

Wanted: Healthcare Consulting Senior Principal – Optimization

Posted on12. May, 2014 by .

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OFFERED BY: DELL Dell is currently looking for a Senior Principal to join their Healthcare Provider Management Consulting Team to lead their Optimization efforts. This role requires 75% travel to client locations throughout the United States. Role Responsibilities –          Practice leader driving the growth of our implementation and optimization efforts of clinical information systems to […]

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Gettin’ Crafty With a Calculator

Gettin’ Crafty With a Calculator

Posted on08. May, 2014 by .

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During my day as a recruiter in the Healthcare IT consulting industry, I talk a lot (!) about employment styles specifically full time employment versus hourly contracting. For some background on the differences between them, check out this post I wrote a few months ago. Shameless, self-promotion moment. Of course, the main difference is compensation, […]

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