Archive for 'EMRs'

New Inpatient EHR Vendor in Town – athenahealth

New Inpatient EHR Vendor in Town – athenahealth

Posted on04. Feb, 2015 by .

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I wrote previously about hospital EHR’s top 3 horses in the race for inpatient EHR dominance. No doubt this dominance is reflected in the jobs posted and job searches that are done on our healthcare IT job board. In fact, the following three job searches are clicked on the most in almost all of our […]

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Hospital EHR’s Top 3 Horses

Hospital EHR’s Top 3 Horses

Posted on21. Nov, 2014 by .

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A few people recently commented to me that Epic was the biggest EHR company and that they were dominating the hospital EHR race. I agreed with them that Epic was dominating the large hospital space with Intermountain (they chose Cerner) being one of the first large hospital systems to not choose Epic. Epic has definitely […]

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The Top Rated Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software is Free!

The Top Rated Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software is Free!

Posted on22. Oct, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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EHR Adoption Maturity’s Impact on Hiring

EHR Adoption Maturity’s Impact on Hiring

Posted on06. Oct, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Posted on12. Dec, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Staying Connected from Hospital to Home

Staying Connected from Hospital to Home

Posted on14. Jun, 2013 by .

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Now that we are entering into Meaningful Use Stage 2 , when we visit one of the many outstanding hospitals that are found across our country, we all see that technology is being used in every step of a patient’s care, from admission information and initial imaging tests to sharing diagnoses with the resident taking over […]

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Healthcare IT Today Blogger Shirley Corsey Founds Online Healthcare IT Workforce Training School

Healthcare IT Today Blogger Shirley Corsey Founds Online Healthcare IT Workforce Training School

Posted on07. Jun, 2013 by .

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Healthcare Information Technology School of New Jersey (HITSNJ) founder, Shirley Corsey has over 25 years of Health Information Technology experience that includes her focus these past 7 years with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) vendor ~ Epic® Systems, Inc. clinical applications software. Shirley is an independent Health IT consultant and has acquired three (3)  Epic® EMR certifications […]

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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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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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Rethinking Your Doctor’s Office

Rethinking Your Doctor’s Office

Posted on30. Jan, 2013 by .

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I find that discussions of placing technology in classrooms and technology in doctors’ exam rooms have some similarities. A teacher can hand the kids laptops for one research project a semester or create fancy PowerPoint presentations to accompany lectures just to be able to say that these innovations are being used, or she can integrate […]

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