Archive for October, 2014
Posted on30. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
I’m at the CHIME Fall Forum event in San Antonio and there’s no doubt that healthcare analytics is on the mind of pretty much all of the healthcare CIO’s that are present at the event. EHR was about capturing the data. Now we’re entering the phase where healthcare organizations look to extract value out of […]
Posted on27. Oct, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
We have all been there – found ourselves in a job that leaves us wondering what we were thinking when we took it. But there still were investments that you made to be in that position. You definitely invested time, money and effort into your career. Here’s some thoughts on how to evaluate those investments, […]
Posted on24. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
I was absolutely blown away by this article on Fast Company that talks about the social media skills gap. Here’s a quote from it: Ninety percent of all jobs in the next year will require information and communication technology skills, according to research by Capgemini. Yet more than half the companies polled lacked social media […]
Posted on22. Oct, 2014 by Shirley Corsey.
The Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) supports both ambulatory and inpatient care through its EHR known as Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), which was released in 1997. The VA’s CPRS was developed by utilizing Medscape’s open source, license free code. VistA is an enterprise-wide information system used throughout the United States Department […]
Posted on20. Oct, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
If you are like most people, you have had an email account for a while and it probably has a lot of stuff in it that you think you will read some day. Most of us do this and realize one day we have thousands of unopened emails that might have something important to say. […]
Posted on17. Oct, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
Dear Cassie, It’s Janice again. Thanks for answering my last question regarding what I should know as a new consultant. I’m writing to follow up and ask, what about taxes? I’ve heard a lot of different things about how taxes work as a traveling consultant. Can you clarify? Thanks, Janice (again) Hi Again Janice, I’m […]
Posted on15. Oct, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
In 2009 when I began recruiting in the Healthcare IT consulting industry, hiring was smooth sailing. I worked for a contract staffing agency and my former colleague Paul told me, “It’s so easy.” Since then, the healthcare IT consulting industry has been through a few phases. It was white hot from 2010 to 2012 and […]
Posted on13. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
We regularly like to feature some of the health IT companies that are posting jobs to the Healthcare IT Central job board. We have hundreds of great health IT jobs listed there and so along with checking out the companies listed below, be sure to search through all the jobs. Also, even if you don’t […]
Posted on10. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
I recently read someone asking about the Healthcare Informatics opportunity. They were working in another area of informatics and they wondered how much opportunity there was in healthcare informatics. He wanted to know what kind of job prospects there were, whether it was hard to find a healthcare informatics jobs, and where we thought the […]
Posted on09. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
Navigating the perilous salary waters is always a challenging thing. The person being hired wants to get paid as much as possible. The hiring company wants to pay as little as possible. It’s a tug of war that’s certainly challenging. Unfortunately, we’d all probably be better if we could all just meet in the middle. […]
Posted on06. Oct, 2014 by John Lynn.
I recently had a conversation with Adam Greenberg from EMR Staffing Partners. In our discussion we talked about the changing health IT and EHR landscape. Obviously, we both have a vested interest in what’s happening with the EHR market. I’ve been blogging about EHR software (I guess we started blogging about EMR software) for over […]