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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 on30. Apr, 2014 by Shirley Corsey.
Okay my fellow Electronic Medical/Health Records (EMR/EHR) professionals, this “day” has finally arrived for us! This blog title is an actual EMR job specification I was alerted about last week. I believe this trend for more and more EMR/EHR remote work opportunities will continue for many reasons. Generally Health IT industry jobs like recruiters, interface analyst, and medical billers/coders […]
Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by Shirley Corsey.
An aspect of this year’s Super Bowl has encouraged me to relate my most recent observations about a valuable resource that can be utilized in this very competitive Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Health IT Workforce jobs market. The 12th man (Football – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) or 12th player is a term for […]
Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?
Posted on12. Dec, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
Since 2010, here at Healthcare IT Today, I’ve been blogging about my experiences as an EMR Vendor (Epic) Certified professional, chronicling my almost decade long journey. First of all, I had no idea I had any professional writing skills, but to my surprise as I authored each of my postings (many thanks to Gwen Darling’s […]
Posted on08. Nov, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
As the nation moves toward industry-wide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a shortage of about 50,000 qualified health IT workers to meet the needs of hospitals and healthcare affiliates. In spite of the nationwide college and university level HIT courses and even the US Government sponsored Health IT […]
Posted on01. Aug, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
As I have chronicled in my previous blogs, it’s been an interesting journey these past 5-6 years I’ve been successfully and gainfully engaged as an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) professional. The adoption of EMRs / EHRs is a top healthcare facility priority and on the national forefront thanks in large part to the National Healthcare Reform […]
Posted on01. Apr, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
68 college basketball teams meet, 67 games will be played, but only one team will win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship! The 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I basketball tournament is underway! The Final Four games are April 6. The National Championship game is April 8th. So what’s your NCAA “Bracket” looking like? The NCAA “Final […]
Posted on07. Jan, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the U.S. and it continues to grow. To service this growing sector the federal government awarded $84 million in grants to create intensive Healthcare I.T. curricula citing the need for 50,000 new health care information technology jobs during the next five years. In addition, a survey of […]
Posted on09. Oct, 2012 by Shirley Corsey.
The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), The Pennsylvania Conference for Women, and The Camden County Women’s Health Conference. These are just a few of the campaigns and events I’ve participated in and/or will be participating in this month – like the Breast Cancer Awareness event I’m hosting for a loved one currently under-going treatment for this disease. I […]
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 on08. Aug, 2012 by Shirley Corsey.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England have put on some great competitions for America’s athletes. Have you been watching? My husband and I are all ‘red, white, and blue’ crazy about this event along with most of the media build up prior and during these games. We were all “hyped-up” and looked forward to some […]