Archive for 'Recommended Reading'
Posted on21. Jul, 2016 by John Lynn.
Healthcare IT Today has been lucky over the past couple years to take part as a member of the Healthcare Scene blog network. It’s been great to offer great healthcare IT career resources to the readers of Healthcare Scene, but it’s also been great for Healthcare IT Today and Healthcare IT Central’s community to benefit […]
Posted on02. Mar, 2015 by Paul Smith.
Behavioral Interviews(BI). I hate them. That said, I think they are demeaning, age discriminatory and lead to conclusions that have no basis in reality. If you are a candidate and you end up with a session run by HR you will be having a BI. You absolutely need to be prepared. If you are not, […]
Posted on23. Feb, 2015 by John Lynn.
One of the biggest emerging markets for healthcare IT jobs is in the field of data science. In healthcare we often like to call it healthcare analytics or big data or some variation on those, but all of these generally fall under the broad concept of data science. The work available in these areas is […]
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 on25. Jan, 2012 by Cassie Sturdevant.
I LOVE to read. Read, read, read, read, read. Sometimes I wish that instead of following my passion for Economics in college I had continued in my study and love of literature. I think back over this sometimes especially because I often feel that my field of study did not significantly impact my career path […]
Posted on17. Jun, 2011 by Joe Lavelle.
The Healthcare IT Vendor economic model is built upon vendors obtaining transactions with customers. However, customers do not need transactions, they need the latest functionality available with optimized workflow, maximized adoption and agile infrastructure.
Posted on14. Jun, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
I’ll be honest. What initially prompted me to give this selection the #1 spot on my nightstand was the fact that it was coauthored by Harry Greenspun, MD, a colleague who previously shared a “Day in the Life” blog with us here at Healthcare IT Today, and who graciously agreed to participate in UIC’s interview […]
Posted on07. Mar, 2011 by Joe Lavelle.
Like many of you I am sure , I have spent most of the time that I allocate for personal education getting smart on the intricacies of ARRA and EMR adoption. I could not wait to start writing this post to let you all know about THE BEST book that I have read on the topic.
Posted on17. Jan, 2011 by Joe Lavelle.
The most important game changing recommendation is to read at least 30 minutes every day without interruption. This exercise works to keeps our minds engaged and also helps us to keep up with the latest news, trends in your profession, or novel that several people in the office keep mentioning. I don’t think it really matters what you read; just give yourself that time each day with the written word.
Posted on14. Dec, 2010 by Joe Lavelle.
In my coaching, I regularly express the need for our brain to be challenged constantly. By introducing our mind to new concepts and working to improve on any variety of skills, we are putting ourselves on the path to higher brain function, greater ability for problem solving, and general self-improvement.
Posted on10. Dec, 2010 by Gwen Darling.
Maybe it’s because I was an English major and was fortunate enough to be exposed to many of the great classics found in the shadowy aisles of our ivy-covered university library. Or perhaps it goes back much farther, since growing up in the 60s and 70s we had three TV channels, no Internet, and an […]