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Posted on07. Jan, 2014 by Gwen Darling.
From the time my youngest daughter Kelly was old enough to speak, she was one tough cookie. I vividly remember the first incident in her early childhood that let me know she was going to be extremely independent. She was two and a half, and was fearlessly swinging her tiny little self all over the […]
Posted on29. May, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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, […]
Posted on13. Dec, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
By now, you’ve probably read that video interviews are all the rage – especially in a technology-driven industry like Healthcare IT, where most of us geeks are armed and ready with a Webcam and video conferencing software of some description. If you haven’t had the experience of being the video interviewer or the video interviewee […]
Posted on01. Dec, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
If you’re a regular reader of Healthcare IT Today, then you’ve probably run across our popular “Day In The Life” series (and if you’re not, welcome)! As the Healthcare IT industry continues to explode, so will the number of job descriptions it will take to handle the load. And as more and more professionals contemplate […]
Posted on08. Nov, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
Ever read a job title and wonder, “What does a _______ do all day, exactly? The University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) has put together a comprehensive list of Healthcare IT industry job descriptions, and has graciously offered to share them with our Healthcare IT Today readers – thanks UIC! First up, CLINICAL INFORMATICS DATA […]
Posted on04. Nov, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is very well-known for its standout Health Informatics programs. Their Bachelor of Science and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), and their Master of Science in Health Informatics program is the only […]
Posted on17. Oct, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
The University of Illinois – Chicago is known not only for its outstanding online Informatics programs, but for its informative and educational Webinar series, as well. Up next is a kind of “Meaningful Use 101” type of presentation that will clarify what the heck “meaningful use” actually is and how it applies to us! Here […]
Posted on03. Oct, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
Back in July, Healthcare IT Today blogger Joe Lavelle wrote an insightful post entitled, “Can a Blog Accelerate Your Career?” In his post, Joe asserts that if handled well, a blog can often be leveraged as an exceptional career advancement tool. Like Joe, I stress the importance of a personal branding strategy to the Healthcare […]
Posted on30. Sep, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
I often get calls and emails from current and aspiring Healthcare IT colleagues, asking for my take on what I feel are the most promising career paths for professionals in our industry. There will always be a need for the teams of professionals who build, implement, train, maintain, and analyze, but I’m starting to see […]
Posted on14. Sep, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
National Health IT Week is this week, September 12th – 16th, and organizations and facilities across the country are staging various events to recognize and bring attention to our industry. Over at Healthcare IT Central, we’re offering free job postings for the entire month of September (it’s a frenzy on the job board, have you […]
Posted on12. Sep, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
National Health IT Week is this week and here at Healthcare IT Central we’re in the mood to celebrate, and you should be, too! What a fantastic time for us to be a part of this opportunity-rich industry – talk about being in the right place at the right time! In thinking how best to […]